Trump Proposes Significant Cuts to NIH for 2021 Budget
Trump Proposes Significant Cuts to NIH for 2021 Budget
The president’s request for next year’s federal budget includes a 7 percent drop in funding for the National Institutes of Health and reductions for other science agencies.
Trump Proposes Significant Cuts to NIH for 2021 Budget
Trump Proposes Significant Cuts to NIH for 2021 Budget

The president’s request for next year’s federal budget includes a 7 percent drop in funding for the National Institutes of Health and reductions for other science agencies.

The president’s request for next year’s federal budget includes a 7 percent drop in funding for the National Institutes of Health and reductions for other science agencies.

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China Catches Up with the US in Science and Tech
China Catches Up with the US in Science and Tech
Catherine Offord | Jan 17, 2020
A new report from the National Science Board identifies changes in the US’s global R&D investment and output, as well as in the country’s science and engineering workforce in recent years.
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.
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.
Government Shutdown Keeps Young Scientists in Limbo
Government Shutdown Keeps Young Scientists in Limbo
Shawna Williams | Jan 16, 2019
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.
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.