GUIDELINES FOR MONOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PROPOSALS TO THE PEET PROGRAM OF NSF
AVAILABLE ON WORLD WIDE WEB
The National Science Foundation has released a White Paper on the PEET
(Partnerships for Enhancement of Expertise in Taxonomy) program.
The report is titled:
TAXONOMIC EXPERTS, SYSTEMATIC MONOGRAPHS
REPORT OF A PANEL-WORKSHOP, 29-30 NOVEMBER 1994
ON PRACTICES AND DIRECTIONS IN MONOGRAPHIC RESEARCH
and contains a number of specific comments and recommendations for
both writers and reviewers of PEET proposals.
The document may be found at the following URL address:
and it may also be accessed from the ISEP home page
by selecting the line "PEET Report".
The report is also available by email from okellyc at bch.umontreal.ca
(Charles J. O'Kelly), if you don't have access to the World Wide Web.
If you are not familiar with the PEET initiative, the full description
may be found in document NSF 94-109 from the Directorate
of Biological Sciences, Division of Environmental Biology, (US)
National Science Foundation.
"The National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with
academic institutions, botanical gardens, freshwater and marine
institutes, and natural history museums, seeks to enhance and
stimulate taxonomic research ... NSF announces a special
competition ... to support competitively reviewed research
projects that target groups of poorly known organisms. ... Three
major elements are required of a project submitted ...: 1.
Monographic Research; 2. Training; and 3. Computer
The deadline for receipt of proposals is 1 March 1995.
Division of Environmental Biology (PEET)
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Boulevard, suite 635
Arlington, VA 22230
tel: (1) 703 306 1481
fax: (1) 703 306 0367
email: sysrev at nsf.gov
To get the whole document by electronic mail, mail to:
stisserve at nsf.gov
Leave the subject line blank.
Send the following message:
okellyc at bch.umontreal.ca