Science policy

One-Man Peer Review

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In annual ritual, lawmaker questions wisdom of U.S. research grants, this time about spread of HIV in foreign lands. House backs the critic, striking the funds.

You Already Got Yours

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In drafting 2010 spending bill for education and health programs, U.S. Senate panel de-emphasizes priorities (such as Pell Grants and biomedical research) that fared well in economic stimulus measure.

Explaining U.S. Research Slide

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Paper attributes comparative drop in American university productivity internationally to decline in financial support for public universities.

Leveling the NSF Playing Field

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National Science Board urges barring "voluntary" sharing of research costs that is widely seen as favoring wealthier universities in grant competitions.

Hard Science

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During a year when finding federal dollars for scientific research was difficult, minority-serving institutions fared worse than academe as a whole, a new report finds.

Computing Surge in Georgia

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Peach State program to get students interested in computer science -- and teachers qualified to teach it -- expands within its borders and beyond.

Promoting Professional Science Master's Degrees

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WASHINGTON -- Graduate school officials from around the country are convening on Capitol Hill this week, urging Congress to fund the development of more professional science master’s degree programs.

2010 Appropriations, By the Numbers

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As Senate panel completes work on its spending bill for health, education and labor programs, boundaries are generally set for outlook for higher education.

Appropriations as an Afterthought

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With college lobbyists awaiting action on student loan reform, passage of 2010 spending bills get little attention. A quick review of what's in them.

Science Funding Gets a Boost

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Obama administration's proposed 2011 budget would add $3.3 billion for scientific research, including an extra $1 billion for the NIH.

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