News & Events


Join the Nationwide City Nature Challenge Organized by California Academy of Sciences

March 16, 2017 | Announcements

The California Academy of Sciences is organizing a nationwide City Nature Challenge around Citizen Science Day in April. Last year, it logged about 10,000 iNaturalist observations (more info at: in LA and San Francisco. The California Academy of Sciences expanded to 16 cities this year, one being New York City. The goal of the […]

Apply to the 2017 Science Alliance Leadership Training (SALT)

March 13, 2017 | Announcements

SALT is a 5-day training program for STEM PhD students interested in mastering the skills to advance institutional transformation. Participants will hone their skills in conflict management, interpersonal relations, and assertive communication—the tools they will need to assume leadership roles throughout their professional careers. Program Goals •     Build essential leadership skills in early career […]

SURC Committee Approves Hostos Honors Student’s Presentation on White Parent Activism In Opposition

March 1, 2017 | Announcements

Paul Torres has been accepted to present his research on white parent activism in opposition to NYC school desegregation in the 1960s at the SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) in April. Paul is the student mentee of Kristopher Burrell (Hostos), who was awarded the Community College Mentored Undergraduate Research Grant in 2016. Mr. Torres’ research […]

The 2016-2017 NOAA-CREST Newsletter Is Available for Download

March 1, 2017 | Announcements

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-Cooperative REmote Sensing Science & Technology Center (NOAA-CREST) recently published its first  newsletter of the year. It includes highlights from the Women of Color Stem Conference, the Becoming Everything You Are Conference, student profiles and more.  NOAA-CREST aims to conduct research consistent with NOAA’s interests of Environmental Assessment, Prediction, and Environmental […]

Apply Now: Open Rank Faculty Position At Hunter College In Animal Behavior And Conservation

February 24, 2017 | Announcements

The Department of Psychology at Hunter College invites applications for a tenure–track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Level in Animal Behavior and Conservation. The college seeks an outstanding educator and researcher who will contribute effectively to both the undergraduate and graduate teaching programs. Hunter is particularly interested in candidates who will contribute […]

Inaugural SUNY-CUNY Neuroscience Research Forum to take place at the University at Albany

February 16, 2017 | Announcements, Events

Leading neuroscience researchers and scholars from across New York will gather for the inaugural SUNY-CUNY Neuroscience Research Forum on Thursday, February 23, 2017, from 9:30 A.M. to 4:15 P.M. The forum will be held in the D’Ambra Auditorium at the Life Sciences Research Building on the Uptown Campus at the University at Albany. The State […]

A CUNY PhD Student and A CUNY Prof. Named 2017 Global Religion Research Initiative Award Recipients!

February 8, 2017 | Announcements, Awards

PhD Student of Anthropology at The Graduate Center Jessie Fredlund and Professor and Interim Chair of Sociology at John Jay College and the Graduate Center Amy Adamczyk are both 2017 Global Religion Research Initiative award recipients! The initiative, which launched in 2016 in the Center for the Study of Religion and Society at the University […]

Deadline for Letter of Intent for Spring 2017 21CC Applied Research Seed Grant Program Approaching

February 7, 2017 | Announcements

The deadline for letters of intent for the 21st Century Cities Initiative’s (21CC) Spring 2017 Applied Research Seed Grant Program is Friday, February 10th at 5pm. The letter of intent is a brief letter of 1 to 2 pages that states the intended research question, provides a brief description of the project and area of […]

RFCUNY/CUNY Launch Faculty Travel for Research Program

February 6, 2017 | Announcements

The Research Foundation, CUNY and the CUNY Office of Research are pleased to announce the FY2017 Faculty Travel for Research Program, which aims to promote research and scholarly creativity across the CUNY university system. The program, administered by RFCUNY with guidance and support from CUNY Office of Research, will support out-of-town travel to develop new […]

You Now Have Access to GrantForward, A New Searchable Grant Funding Database!

January 31, 2017 | Announcements

RFCUNY has subscribed to a one-year free trial to GrantForward, an online search engine that provides information to faculty and researchers on upcoming external grant funding opportunities. Every CUNY user can sign up by entering their institution email address ( or Go to and select Sign Up (at the top-right corner of the […]