Applications for Pruitt Graduate Fellowships Are Open

The Society of Women Geographers is inviting applications from women doctoral students in the US and Canada for doctoral dissertation fellowship research awards of up to $12,000 and for fellowships for minority women in masters programs up to $4,000 each. Full details about this program and many other student opportunities are available on the AAG…
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Call for Pre-Proposals: PEER Cycle 6

The Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program is once again accepting pre-proposals from developing country researchers interested in collaborating with counterparts who are funded by selected Government-supported agencies. Please circulate this information about PEER to colleagues who may wish to apply so they can prepare and submit their applications to meet the pre-proposal…
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Abstract deadline extended to Nov. 17

Due to a high volume of submissions, the abstract deadline has been extended. AAG is accepting abstracts for papers and posters, sessions, workshops, and field trips for its annual meeting in Boston. Researchers, scholars, professionals, and students are welcome to present papers, posters, and panel discussions on all topics relevant to geography. Learn more.
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NSF Advisory Committee on Environmental Research and Education Survey Notice

The National Science Foundation Advisory Committee for Environmental Research and Education (AC-ERE) is looking for your assistance. This committee is charged with providing guidance on future research directions across the Foundation in the over the coming decade. The Advisory Committee has recently published an outlook report, America’s Future: Environmental Research and Education for a Thriving Century,…
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Call for Innovations: The New York Student Data Challenge

The City of New York and Citymart have launched the Student Data Call for Innovations (CFI) to find data scientists and enthusiasts that can help build new data models and predictive tools to accurately project future public school student population trends and changes in communities. The Challenge New York has seen unprecedented growth in recent…
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NSF to Host Webinar on Smart & Connected Communities Solicitation

The National Science Foundation would like to make the geography and spatial science communities aware of the Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) solicitation (NSF 16-610).  The competition expects a significant social and behavioral component to be contained in the proposals and will likely be of interest to many geographers. There will be a webinar about this…
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Association News

Noam Chomsky To Receive AAG Atlas Award in Boston

Chomsky The American Association of Geographers has selected Noam Chomsky as the recipient of its 2017 AAG Atlas Award, the association’s highest honor. The AAG Atlas Award is designed to recognize and celebrate outstanding, internationally-recognized leaders who advance world understanding in exceptional ways. The image of Atlas bearing the weight of the world on his…
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AAG to Feature 3 Themes at Annual Meeting in Boston

Each year, the AAG identifies a few themes for its Annual Meeting to help focus discussion and provide a fresh and engaging structure to the conference program. Current themes include: Geographies of Bread and Water in the 21st Century - Glen MacDonald’s Presidential Opening Plenary: Bread and Water in the 21st Century will keynote this theme Uncertainty and Context in Geography and…
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Call for Papers

Call for Papers: Geographies of Bread and Water in the 21st Century

Call for Papers — AAG Featured Theme Geographies of Bread and Water in the 21st Century Wheat harvest in Gujarat, one of the top 10 wheat-producing states in India. Due to recent aridity, India may need to import some five million metric tons of wheat in 2016-17. (Photo courtesy of Glen M MacDonald) Burgeoning global…
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