Government Shutdown Keeps Young Scientists in Limbo
Government Shutdown Keeps Young Scientists in Limbo
With the lapse in government funding in its fourth week, early-career researchers tell The Scientist how their businesses, jobs, and research have been affected.
Government Shutdown Keeps Young Scientists in Limbo
Government Shutdown Keeps Young Scientists in Limbo

With the lapse in government funding in its fourth week, early-career researchers tell The Scientist how their businesses, jobs, and research have been affected.

With the lapse in government funding in its fourth week, early-career researchers tell The Scientist how their businesses, jobs, and research have been affected.

National Science Foundation
Firings and a Resignation Roil NEON Ecological Observatory
Firings and a Resignation Roil NEON Ecological Observatory
Shawna Williams | Jan 10, 2019
The chief scientist at the NSF initiative quits after two leaders were let go without her input.
NSF Reverses Policy Limiting Grant Proposal Submissions
NSF Reverses Policy Limiting Grant Proposal Submissions
Ashley P. Taylor | Nov 19, 2018
Scientists will no longer be limited to one proposal as the lead or co-lead investigator per 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.
NSF Will Require Reporting of Sexual Harassment
NSF Will Require Reporting of Sexual Harassment
Jim Daley | Feb 9, 2018
The agency could demand institutions it funds to remove researchers who are found guilty of misconduct from NSF-supported projects.  
House Proposes NSF and NOAA Cuts, NASA Gains
House Proposes NSF and NOAA Cuts, NASA Gains
Aggie Mika | Jun 30, 2017
The most recent bill from appropriators increases NASA funds from current levels and rescues the National Science Foundation from President Trump's deeper cuts.
NSF Cuts PhD Training Grant
NSF Cuts PhD Training Grant
Bob Grant | Jun 7, 2017
The federal science agency discontinued a funding stream for graduate students in environmental science because of administrative workload.
NSF Asks for Diversity-Boosting Proposals
NSF Asks for Diversity-Boosting Proposals
Kerry Grens | Feb 26, 2016
An initial round of grants is the start of a decade-long program.
NSF Calls for Harassment Prevention
NSF Calls for Harassment Prevention
Tracy Vence | Jan 27, 2016
The National Science Foundation reiterates its commitment “to eradicate gender-based discrimination in science” with a statement geared toward the institutions it funds.