Science policy

Science Bill Ready for Passage

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House and Senate negotiators reach compromise on measure authorizing increased research spending and new education programs.

Where the Federal Research Funds Flow

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Hopkins retains first spot. New data show top recipients for black colleges (Hampton), Hispanic-serving institutions (Texas Health Sciences) and tribal colleges (United Tribes).

Real-Dollar Decline for Academic R

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For first time in nearly 25 years, federal support for university research in 2006 fell, when adjusted for inflation.

Update on FBI-College Relations

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Security Higher Education Advisory Board shines (a little) light on its efforts.

Female Faculty and the Sciences

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Congressional panel considers recruitment and retention issue, while Stanford study examines impact of low female participation on undergraduate math, science and engineering majors.

'Science and the University'

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The importance of science to the American university extends well beyond research or teaching. As a new collection of essays demonstrates, science is central to the economics of the modern research university, the mission of universities (as seen by those who run them and politicians), and the make-up of the academic workforce.

The Possible New Pell Grant: $4,925

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Congressional compromise would lift maximum grant by $125 more than $490 rise approved in budget act; NIH would receive $30 billion. Bush veto likely.

Threat Seen to Oral History

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Scholars and association protest government plan to expand power of campus boards that monitor research on human subjects.

Coping With the Crunch

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Facing unexpected budget shortfalls, federal physics labs across the country are cutting back operations and hoping for a break in the next funding cycle.

Bush on Earmarks: Tough Words, Little Meaning

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In last State of the Union, president takes two steps to limit lawmakers' pet projects for colleges and other recipients -- starting next year.

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