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UPWARDS Lightning Talks & NSF EPSCoR for Social Scientists

Lightning Talks Today – UPWARDS: Materials and Devices for Memory

In conjunction with Tohoku University, Nagoya University, Hiroshima University, and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Boise State University is excited to announce a special Lightning Talks event: “UPWARDS — Materials and Devices for Memory.” An opportunity born from the Chips and Science Act, UPWARDS is a collaboration between six U.S. universities and five Japanese universities, working with industry partners Micron and TEL (Tokyo Electron Limited), to provide advanced training and research opportunities to students, faculty, and professionals. This collaboration addresses the demand for a highly trained microelectronics and semiconductor workforce and builds global and domestic capacity in the semiconductor field. Come and enjoy an hour of lightning talks and have questions answered by the speakers in breakout rooms following the lecture portion of the event.

USA: Thursday, March 7th, 4:00 PM MST
Japan: Friday, March 8th, 8:00 AM JST

Register online to receive your link to attend.

Register Here

NSF EPSCoR (and beyond) for Social Scientists

Seeking National Science Foundation (NSF) opportunities beyond traditional social science programs? Explore tailored options in a 1:1 discussion with Eric Lindquist, Associate Professor in the School of Public Service and former Program Director at NSF in the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program . During your 1:1 discussion, you will discover STEM-focused opportunities aligned with your expertise, learn to navigate solicitation language for effective collaboration with STEM peers and gain strategies to lead interdisciplinary projects and thrive in team science settings. Empower yourself to drive impactful research at the intersection of social and STEM fields. Reach out to Eric Lindquist ( to schedule your session and unlock NSF funding avenues and accelerate your research journey.