CSU’s Interdisciplinary Training, Education and Research in Food-Energy-Water Systems (InTERFEWS) in Semi-Arid Regions program is an funded NSF doctoral training program that prepares a diverse cohort of graduate students with the skills and knowledge necessary to make meaningful contributions to the complex and changing interactions in FEWS in semi-arid regions. The program has been created to integrate food, energy, and water education using a systems-based approach that cuts across disciplines, departments, and colleges at CSU.
CALL FOR FACULTY & INDUSTRY PARTNER RESEARCH PROPOSALS
The InTERFEWS program is currently seeking faculty mentors and transdisciplinary research proposals. Transdisciplinary research projects that include systems-thinking to address FEWS issues are encouraged. Research proposals will be vetted by the leadership team to ensure their fit within the InTERFEWS program. If you are interested in potentially mentoring a trainee and would like to propose a research project, please visit our website for more detailed information.
The InTERFEWS program is currently seeking industry partner FEWS research proposals or ideas for projects. Proposed projects should identify the relevant FEWS connections. Proposals will be vetted by the leadership team to ensure their fit within the InTERFEWS program, and how to best integrate systems analysis tools with social and economic analyses. Interested partners should propose a project or an idea for one and visit the InTERFEWS website for more detailed information.
The application period for Fall 2021 trainees will open Monday, November 2, 2020, and close Friday, January 15, 2021. Any faculty or partners interested in proposing projects are encouraged to do so as soon as possible so that they may be vetted and posted to the website for new applicants to view and express interest in joining in the coming year.
Please share these RFPs with your colleagues, listservs and any applicable industry partners. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask!