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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.
A Costly Case of Grant Fraud
A Costly Case of Grant Fraud
Bob Grant | Aug 24, 2015
The National Science Foundation orders Northeastern University to repay $2.7 million for nine years of mismanaging a federal grant.
Obama’s Budget Seeks Science Boost
Obama’s Budget Seeks Science Boost
Bob Grant | Feb 2, 2015
Fiscal year 2016 could be very bright for the research enterprise if the President’s budgetary requests are granted.
Science Setbacks: 2014
Science Setbacks: 2014
Molly Sharlach | Dec 25, 2014
This year in life science was marked by paltry federal funding increases, revelations of sequence contamination, and onerous regulations.
2015 Science Funding Flat
2015 Science Funding Flat
Bob Grant | Dec 15, 2014
The US legislature passed a spending agreement for next year, and the deal has only modest increases for federal science agencies.
$300M Boost for BRAIN
$300M Boost for BRAIN
Tracy Vence | Sep 30, 2014
Mix of public, private, philanthropic, and academic investments will fund additional BRAIN Initiative-related projects.
NSF: Researchers Need Regulation Relief
NSF: Researchers Need Regulation Relief
Bob Grant | May 2, 2014
The National Science Foundation’s governing board calls for the easing of administrative requirements so that scientists can focus on their work.
Proposed NSF, NIH Budgets Flat
Proposed NSF, NIH Budgets Flat
Kerry Grens | Mar 5, 2014
President Obama’s proposed 2015 budget maintains funding for many science agencies, much to the disappointment of advocates who had hoped for increases.  
Science Setbacks: 2013
Science Setbacks: 2013
Bob Grant | Dec 24, 2013
Attracting research funds is never a simple proposition even in the best of years, but in 2013, life scientists dealt with some unique impediments to getting federal grants.