Apply Now for 2015 AAG IGU Travel Grants

AAG is now accepting applications for 2015 AAG NSF International Geographical Union Conference Travel Grants. Applications must be received by January 31, 2015. The conference will take place August 17-22, 2015, in Moscow, Russia. The AAG receives funding from the National Science Foundation to defray the expenses of participation by scientists in the International Geographical…
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Important Changes in the Recently Released NSF Geography and Spatial Sciences (GSS) Program Solicitations

Late in February 2014, officials at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the United States formally approved two new solicitations for the Geography and Spatial Sciences (GSS) Program.  The two new solicitations replace the previous single solicitation (NSF 12-570) that provided guidance for preparation of all kinds of proposals for consideration by GSS. The new…
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NSF Cancels Fall Competition for Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Proposals

The Fall 2013 competition for Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) proposals submitted to the Geography and Spatial Sciences (GSS) Program has been cancelled. The next deadline for submission of DDRI proposals to GSS will be Thursday, February 13, 2014. The Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE); the Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences…
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NSF Awards Grant to AAG for Learning Progressions Research

The National Science Foundation, through its Education and Human Resources Core Research program (Award DRL-1347859), has awarded a $292,491 grant to the Association of American Geographers (AAG) for a project designed to build capacity for conducting research on learning progressions in geography. Dr. Michael Solem (AAG) will direct the project with co-investigators Dr. Niem Tu…
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