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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.
Canada Plans to Boost Basic Science Spending
Catherine Offord | Feb 9, 2018
The federal budget, expected before the end of March, may substantially raise funding for research.
NIH Revises Funding Strategy for Young Researchers
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 19, 2017
The agency plans to ease restrictions on grants to a narrowly defined group of early- and mid-career researchers.
Passing the Torch
Mary Beth Aberlin | Dec 1, 2017
Looking back, looking forward
Philanthropic Funding Makes Waves in Basic Science
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2017
Private funders are starting to support big projects, and they’re rewriting the playbook on fueling scientific research.
Drug Development Could Suffer from Proposed NIH Budget Cuts
Jef Akst | Nov 17, 2017
An analysis of President Trump’s proposed $7.2 billion slash to the National Institutes of Health budget points to dire consequences for the development of novel drugs.
Gender Disparity in Science Publishing Among PhD Students
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 9, 2017
A new survey finds a consistent gap between men and women across numerous fields of science.
Facing Brexit, U.K. Makes Science Deal with U.S.
Catherine Offord | Sep 22, 2017
The $88 million agreement is part of efforts by the UK government to increase transatlantic collaboration as the country prepares to leave the European Union.
House Passes 2018 Spending Bills
Jef Akst | Sep 15, 2017
The $1.23 trillion budget includes an increase in NIH funding, but the package is unlikely to make it unscathed through the Senate.
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.