PSA Newsletter: Vol. 5 No. 3: October 1999

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Edited for the Philosophy of Science Association by Malcolm Forster, http://philosophy.wisc.edu/forster/

IN THIS ISSUE:

  1. PSA 2000: SUBMISSION DEADLINES
  2. NSF ANNOUNCEMENT

NOTES:

  1. THE PURPOSE OF THIS NEWSLETTER
  2. INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSIONS
  3. DIRECTIONS FOR SUBSCRIBING OR UNSUBSCRIBING

1. PSA 2000: SUBMISSION DEADLINES

PSA 2000, Vancouver, Canada:

Deadline for submitting Symposium Proposals: 1 November 1999.

Deadline for submitting Contributed papers: 1 March 2000.

Please visit http://scistud.umkc.edu/psa2k/ for further information.


2. NSF ANNOUNCEMENT

The National Science Foundation has just issued an announcement (no.99-167) calling for proposals within the area of "Information Technology Research" (ITR; formerly IT-squared) that may be of particular interest to (among others) researchers studying the social influences of and on information technology.

The text of this "Program Solicitation" may be found most readily on the World Wide Web, at http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/1999/nsf99167/nsf99167.htm Most generally, "this solicitation requests proposals for fundamental research in information technology, encouraging in particular research spanning information technology and scientific applications, and in the area of social, ethical and workforce issues."

DEADLINE DATES:

Proposals WITH BUDGETS OVER $500K:

  • LETTERS OF INTENT (Required): NOVEMBER 15, 1999
  • PRE-PROPOSALS: JANUARY 5, 2000
  • FULL PROPOSALS: APRIL 17, 2000

PROPOSALS WITH BUDGETS NOT EXCEEDING $500K:

  • LETTERS OF INTENT (Required): JANUARY 5, 2000
  • FULL PROPOSALS: FEBRUARY 14, 2000

The announcement provides further information about this initiative and lists names and Addresses of contacts at NSF who could provide much additional information.

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NOTES:

A. THE PURPOSE OF THIS NEWSLETTER

The PSA Newsletter is published electronically on an "as needed" basis by the Philosophy of Science Association to disseminate information. The newsletter is moderated and is restricted to information pertinent to members of the Association (e.g., official business of the Association, information about upcoming meetings of the Association, and information about other meetings likely to be of interest to a broad range of the membership. It is NOT intended for ongoing discussions of intellectual topics within philosophy of science.

B. INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSIONS

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