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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES Deadline Date(s): 01/07/2016 Sponsor Name: National Institutes of Health Program Title: NIDA Research Center of Excellence Grant Program (P50) Contact: Dr. Jamie Biswas, Phone: 301-402-3869, Email: jb168r@nih.gov Website: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-222.html Synopsis: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to provide support for research Centers that (1) conduct drug abuse and addiction research in any area of NIDAs mission, (2) have outstanding innovative science, (3) are multidisciplinary, thematically integrated, synergistic, and (4) serve as national resource (s) to provide educational and outreach activities to drug abuse research communities, educational organizations, the general public, and policy makers in the NIDA research fields. It is expected that a Center will transform knowledge in the sciences it is studying. Incremental work should not be the focus of Center activities; rather, new and creative directions are required. The P50 Center of Excellence is expected to support the education, training, and mentoring of new investigators who would be given meaningful roles to play in the Center projects. Deadline Date(s): 05/07/2016 Sponsor Name: National Institutes of Health Program Title: Home and Family Based Approaches for the Prevention or Management of Overweight or Obesity in Early Childhood (R01) Contact: Dr. Robert J. Kuczmarski, Phone: (301) 451-8354, Email: Robert.Kuczmarski@nih.gov Website: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-153.html Synopsis: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites Research Project Grant (R01) applications from institutions/organizations that propose randomized clinical trials testing novel home- or family-based interventions for the prevention or management of overweight in infancy and early childhood. Tested interventions can use behavioral (including dietary and physical activity), environmental, or other relevant approaches. Deadline Date(s): 09/07/2016 Sponsor Name: National Institutes of Health Program Title: Innovative Measurement Tools for Community Engaged Research Efforts (R21) Contact: Dr. Donna Jo McCloskey, Phone: 301-594-5971, Email: mccloskd@mail.nih.gov Website: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-212.html Synopsis: This funding opportunity announcement issued by the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) seeks to develop innovative measurement tools for community engaged research efforts. Deadline Date(s): 01/15/2016 Sponsor Name: National Science Foundation Program Title: Law & Social Sciences (LSS) Contact: Helena Silverstein, Phone: (703) 292-7023, Email: hsilvers@nsf.gov Website: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15514/nsf15514.htm Synopsis: The Law & Social Sciences Program considers proposals that address social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules. The Program is inherently interdisciplinary and multi-methodological. Successful proposals describe research that advances scientific theory and understanding of the connections between law or legal processes and human behavior. 16