Open Call - PEGASuS 2: Ocean Sustainability

PEGASuS 2: Ocean Sustainability is an open call for research projects that focus on synthesis research for ocean sustainability. It will support up to four separate working groups to be based at NCEAS in Santa Barbara, California. Additionally, one postdoctoral fellow will be supported to engage with selected research teams.

PEGASuS 2: Ocean Sustainability is a partnership between Future Earth, the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS), and Colorado State University's Global Biodiversity Center.

Download the full RFP including eligibility requirements and application instructions. Of particular note is the requirement that each team involve members of the Future Earth Global Research Projects (GRPs) and Knowledge Action Networks (KANs).

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Thematic areas for this solicitation were developed through a global scoping process lead by Future Earth, followed by additional consultations co-lead by Future Earth and the Belmont Forum.

The deadline for applications is August 6, 2018.

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The Program for Early-stage Grants Advancing Sustainability Science (PEGASuS) seeks to increase knowledge, promote innovation, and establish evidence-based solutions to the world’s most difficult sustainability challenges. PEGASuS brings together researchers from across borders and the natural and social sciences to take creative approaches to exploring the relationships between people and the planet. Our goal is to generate self-sustaining research projects that will have real impacts on the health and wellbeing of human societies.

PEGASuS is funded in part by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Science Program and the NOMIS Foundation, and it is jointly administered by Future Earth and Colorado State University's Global Biodiversity Center. It seeks to bring together researchers from different scientific disciplines to explore areas critical to the health of humans and the planet.