The Simons Foundations division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MPS) has announced the new Targeted Grants in Mathematics and Physical Sciences. This program supports _high-risk projects of exceptional promise and scientific importanceÓ.
Expect it to be in January 2018. Transdisciplinary Research In Principles Of Data Science_(TRIPODS) aims to bring together the statistics, mathematics, and theoretical computer science communities to develop the theoretical foundations of data science through integrated research and training activities. Phase I, described in this solicitation, will support the development of small collaborative Institutes.