RFP: Grants for Social Science Meta-Analysis and Research Transparency

In the mail.

Please see below for new grant and award opportunities for open science available through the Berkeley Initiative on Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS). You can read more about BITSS at http://bitss.org

Grants for Social Science Meta-Analysis and Research Transparency (SSMART)

Funding Available: $150,000 Individual Grant Ceiling: $30,000 Application Deadline: Sept 6, 2015

These grants support important meta-research in the social sciences, with the ultimate goal of strengthening reliability and validity of social science research findings. There is a total of $150,000 available for this call, with a $30,000 ceiling for individual grants, and a submission deadline of September 6, 2015.

Leamer-Rosenthal Prizes for Open Social Science Research

Emerging Leaders – Funding Available: $60,000 Individual Prize Ceiling: $15,000
Leaders – Funding Available: $20,000 Individual Prize Ceiling: $10,000
Application Deadline: Sept 30, 2015

These prizes will reward early-career researchers who have demonstrated the adoption of transparent research practices or are pioneering new methods to increase the rigor of research. There are two categories: (i) Emerging leaders, with a total of $60,000 available with a $15,000 ceiling for individual prizes; and (ii) Leaders, with a total of $20,000 available with a $10,000 ceiling for individual prizes. The deadline for nominations is September 30, 2015.

Kevin M. Esterling
Professor of Political Science
Professor of Public Policy
Associate Dean for Graduate Academic Affairs
Faculty Director, GradQuant (http://gradquant.ucr.edu)
UC Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
951-827-3833
http://www.politicalscience.ucr.edu/people/faculty/esterling/