The second HASTAC / MacArthur Digital Media and Learning Competition is now open! $2 million will be awarded for innovation in participatory learning. The deadline is October 15, 2008; for more information, please see http://www.dmlcompetition.net.
Crocodyl is a collaboration sponsored by CorpWatch, the Center for Corporate Policy and the Corporate Research Project. Our aim is to stimulate collaborative research among NGOs, journalists, activists, whistleblowers and academics from both the global South and North in order to develop publicly-available profiles of the world's most powerful corporations. The result is an evolving compendium of critical research, posted to the public domain as an aid to anyone working to hold corporations increasingly accountable.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill proposes to establish the Carolina Exploratory Center for Cheminformatics Research to promote multidisciplinary, multi-institutional collaboration among researchers in computational chemistry, chemical biology, datamining, computer science, and statistics to address critical issues in Cheminformatics in the context of Molecular Libraries Initiative (MLI) at NIH.
Friends of Tibet (INDIA), is a Tibet Support Group (TSG) formed in Dharamsala on March 9, 1999 with members from all over the world with an intention of informing people the unique cultural and religious identity of the Tibetan people and for working towards preserving the identity and assuring the survival and human rights of the Tibetan people.
The PRIME II Project ended on September 30, 2004, but its final report: 'Improving the Performance of Primary Providers in Family Planning and Reproductive Health: Results and Lessons Learned from the PRIME II Project, 1999-2004' documents accomplishments and findings from the USAID-funded global initiative, which worked in 25 countries. The final report provides an overview of PRIME IIÕs technical leadership areas (Performance Improvement, Postabortion Care, Responsive Training and Learning, and Family Planning and HIV/AIDS Integration) and activities in reproductive health focus areas (preventing postpartum hemorrhage, safe motherhood, advocacy against female genital cutting, adolescents and gender). This website includes country-by-country descriptions of PRIME IIÕs work in six regions around the world, and all of the projectÕs publications, resources and interactive tools.
Friends of North Carolina Public Libraries was established in 1980 and is a statewide organization run by volunteers from around the state. Our mission is to promote excellent library service throughout North Carolina by encouraging and assisting the formation, growth, and development of Friends of the Library groups and by providing the means for Friends to exchange ideas, information and experiences.