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2014 DOE NP Competitive Review of New Proposals
As part of its ongoing effort to steward a research program of the highest quality and impact, the DOE Office of Nuclear Physics (NP) is planning to hold a competitive review of all new University and National Laboratory research proposals received from October 1, 2013 until May 1, 2014. The review will take place in the summer 2014 timeframe in order to inform FY 2015 NP Research Division awards, subject to the availability of funds. Applications received during the period May 2 – September 30, 2014 may not receive consideration for funding until FY 2016.
The planned competitive review will address topics and proposed activities within the portfolio of the NP Physics Research Division. Research efforts that are not included in this review are the Accelerator R&D Program, the Isotope Program, the Nuclear Data Program, the NP SciDAC Program, Topical Collaborations in Nuclear Theory, and international collaboration awards.
This guidance is specific to the Office of Nuclear Physics and supplements the Office of Science (SC) annual Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0000995 (306KB). Further information on the competitive research review process will be posted.
The 2013 DOE NP Comparative Research Review
The DOE Office of Nuclear Physics (NP) Physics Research Division convened a comparative panel review of university and laboratory research that it supports in the subfields of Heavy Ions, Medium Energy, Nuclear Structure and Nuclear Astrophysics, Nuclear Theory, and Fundamental Symmetries. The panel review sessions took place in May and June of 2013.
The comparative panel reviews of scientific research subfields in the NP Physics Research Division provided independent, expert, peer review comparative evaluations of the competitiveness of supported research activities as part of NP’s continuing effort to ensure the science it supports is of the highest merit, quality, and impact. The outcome provided input essential to NP’s overarching goal of sustaining the most vibrant, high quality portfolio of nuclear science possible within available resources, consistent with program balance and with the strategic vision for US nuclear science developed in partnership with the research community and other stakeholders. The final report is available here. (302KB)
John Negele (MIT) Awarded Feshbach Prize
The Feshbach Prize in Theoretical Nuclear Physics was established this year by the American Physical Society (APS) “To recognize and encourage outstanding research in theoretical nuclear physics.” More:
The next DOE/NSF NSAC Meeting will be held on April 24-25, 2014, at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton, Bethesda – Washington DC, 8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. An agenda is forthcoming.
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