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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.
Science Advocates Frustrated by President’s Budget
Kerry Grens | May 23, 2017
Congress is not expected to fully enact the proposed cuts to research and public health programs.
Trump’s Budget May Cut Science Funding
Bob Grant | Feb 28, 2017
The president’s 2018 budget request tips the scales in favor of military spending and away from civilian funding agencies, such as the NIH and NSF.
Former NSF Director Dies
Joshua A. Krisch | Dec 5, 2016
Erich Bloch, a Holocaust refugee who rose to prominence as director of the National Science Foundation, has passed away at age 91.
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
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
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
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
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
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.