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Bullet action-alerts, policy · May 27, 2021

Ask Your Senators to Support Investment in NSF

Please show your support for the National Science Foundation (NSF) by asking your Senators to sign a Dear Colleague Letter in support of funding the agency at $10 billion in 2022.
Bullet policy · May 24, 2021

Endless Frontier Act Advances in Senate After Major Amendments

The Endless Frontier Act or EFA (S. 1260), which proposes establishing a new commercialization-focused directorate at the National Science Foundation (NSF), has been approved by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and is currently being debated on the Senate floor.

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Bullet events, policy · May 11, 2021

Biological Sciences Congressional District Visits

Each year, the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) organizes an opportunity for scientists to inform the nation’s science policy. The Biological Sciences Congressional District Visits event enables scientists to meet with their federal or state elected officials in their home state – not in Washington, DC – and allows policymakers to learn first-hand about the science and research facilities in their district.

Bullet policy · May 10, 2021

NSF Releases Report on Underrepresented Minorities in Science

NSF's National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics has released its 2021 Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering report, which provides statistical information about participation levels of underrepresented groups in science and engineering education and employment.