Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: “Tread Carefully”
Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: “Tread Carefully”
Nearly two dozen higher education groups warn the government to be cautious when advising US research universities to keep an eye on students and faculty with ties to certain Chinese institutions.
Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: “Tread Carefully”
Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: “Tread Carefully”

Nearly two dozen higher education groups warn the government to be cautious when advising US research universities to keep an eye on students and faculty with ties to certain Chinese institutions.

Nearly two dozen higher education groups warn the government to be cautious when advising US research universities to keep an eye on students and faculty with ties to certain Chinese institutions.

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Former NIH Director James Wyngaarden Dies
Former NIH Director James Wyngaarden Dies
Jef Akst | Jun 20, 2019
The Duke University emeritus professor was an expert in purine biosynthesis and the genetics of gout.
Harassment Common for National Institutes of Health Employees
Harassment Common for National Institutes of Health Employees
Catherine Offord | Jun 14, 2019
More than 20 percent of survey respondents said they had experienced some form of harassment within the last 12 months.
NIH Scientists Banned from Studying Human Fetal Tissue
NIH Scientists Banned from Studying Human Fetal Tissue
Kerry Grens | Jun 6, 2019
External researchers funded by US federal grants can continue their experiments under tighter scrutiny.
Making STEM Education More Welcoming to Underrepresented Minorities
Making STEM Education More Welcoming to Underrepresented Minorities
Esther Landhuis | Jun 1, 2019
Diversity programs are shifting their focus from just providing academic support to creating a learning environment that is more inclusive of people of different backgrounds.
NIH Imposes Term Limits for Lab Chiefs
NIH Imposes Term Limits for Lab Chiefs
Kerry Grens | May 3, 2019
More turnover in the agency’s intramural program could boost diversity among laboratory leadership.
Trump Releases 2020 Budget Proposal
Trump Releases 2020 Budget Proposal
Jef Akst | Mar 12, 2019
The draft budget includes deep cuts for science funding, hacking more than $5.5 billion from the NIH’s allotment, but historically Congress has not accepted the White House’s proposals.
NIH Vows to Do Better in Countering Sexual Harassment
NIH Vows to Do Better in Countering Sexual Harassment
Shawna Williams | Feb 28, 2019
The agency gives an accounting of grantees and staffers penalized for their behavior last year.
NSF Unveils New Sexual Harassment Policy
NSF Unveils New Sexual Harassment Policy
Catherine Offord | Sep 21, 2018
The measures include, in specific cases, terminating awards for researchers who have been found guilty in investigations by their institutions.
NIH Announces Plans to Update Harassment Policies
NIH Announces Plans to Update Harassment Policies
Jef Akst | Sep 19, 2018
The agency also declares its intent to better educate the scientific community about sexual harassment.