College of Liberal Arts

Limited Submission: NSF - Ethics Education in Science and Engineering

Nominations due to Dean Slesnick by 1/25/10

Monday Jan 25, 2010


Please disseminate to appropriate researchers in your colleges and ORUs and coordinate internal review of pre-proposals:

Sponsor:          The National Science Foundation

Program:         Ethics Education in Science and Engineering (EESE)

Limitations:       ONE proposal as the lead institution.  There is no limit on the number of proposals submitted as a non-lead or sub-awardee.    

Program Guidelines:      The complete solicitation can be found at <> for review.

Internal Review Procedures:

Associate Deans or Designates should submit the following materials electronically to <>  no later than 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 28, 2010:

1. Dean's or ORU Director's Letter of Nomination

2. Two to three page maximum lay abstract describing the aims of the proposed research project.

3. The bio sketch of the UT PI

Each department should submit all proposals forward with a ranking from the Dean/Associate Dean for Research.

Eligibility: NSF expects project teams to include persons with appropriate expertise.  This might include expertise in the domain or domains of science or engineering on which the project focuses, in ethics, in educational research, and in pedagogy.    

Program Description:   The Ethics in Education Science and Engineering (EESE) program accepts proposals for research and educational projects to improve ethics education in all of the fields of science and engineering that NSF supports, especially in interdisciplinary or inter-institutional contexts.  Proposals must focus on improving ethics education for graduate students in those fields, although the proposed programs may benefit advanced undergraduates in addition to graduate students.
Please see the solicitation for complete information.

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