research funding
U.K. Lays Out Its Vision for Post-Brexit Research
U.K. Lays Out Its Vision for Post-Brexit Research
Catherine Offord | Sep 7, 2017
The government’s new position paper on science and innovation after leaving the E.U. takes a positive tone, but has frustrated researchers with its lack of detail.
NIH Funding Boost Clears Senate Committee
NIH Funding Boost Clears Senate Committee
Shawna Williams | Sep 6, 2017
The proposed spending increase in the draft bill is more generous than that in the House version.
Lawmakers Propose Increasing NIH Budget
Lawmakers Propose Increasing NIH Budget
Shawna Williams | Jul 13, 2017
A House bill would also bar funding for research with fetal tissues.
Age-Related Bias in NIH Awards
Age-Related Bias in NIH Awards
Diana Kwon | Jun 5, 2017
The number of young investigators with NIH grants has declined since 1982, but recent efforts by the agency to increase funding for early-stage investigators are working, a study finds.
Notable Science Quotes
Notable Science Quotes
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2017
Climate change, research funding, race, and much more
Marching Into an Uncertain Future
Marching Into an Uncertain Future
Bob Grant | Apr 20, 2017
Can professional organizations and societies parlay the groundswell of support culminating in this weekend’s March for Science into more-effective science advocacy?
Report: Boost Funds for Basic Science in Canada
Report: Boost Funds for Basic Science in Canada
Diana Kwon | Apr 11, 2017
An independent review of Canadian science reveals a need for additional funds to investigator-led, basic research.
Canadian Researchers Disheartened Over Draft Budget
Canadian Researchers Disheartened Over Draft Budget
Bob Grant | Mar 26, 2017
Researchers in the country speak out as a second version of Canada’s national budget retains freezes spending at key science funding councils.
Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Cut Science Funding
Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Cut Science Funding
Tracy Vence | Mar 16, 2017
The NIH could see its budget slashed by $5.8 billion (approximately 19 percent), while the EPA could see a $2.6 billion budget cut (around 31 percent).
Reactions to Proposed EPA, NIH Budget Cuts
Reactions to Proposed EPA, NIH Budget Cuts
Tracy Vence | Mar 3, 2017
Experts discuss how Trump’s budget proposals could affect federally employed and federally funded scientists.