NSF issues first Convergence awards, addressing societal challenges through scientific collaboration

Dean Evasius, director of NSF's Division of Graduate Education Throughout its history, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has focused on addressing grand challenges within science and engineering. These challenges represent our greatest opportunity to strengthen the nation through scientific discovery, and meeting them will require sustained and deep collaborations across scientific disciplines.
Through its Growing Convergent Research at NSF portfolio, the foundation seeks to highlight the value of Convergence, the deep integration of ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=242889&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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