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Bullet awards, policy · Nov 12, 2021

Call for Applications: 2022 Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award

Are you a science graduate student looking to make a difference in science policy and funding? The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is now accepting applications for the 2022 Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award. This award recognizes graduate students in the biological sciences who are demonstrating an interest and aptitude for working at the intersection of science and policy.

Bullet policy · Nov 08, 2021

Science Funding Shrinks in Pared Down Build Back Better Legislation

After prolonged negotiations, Democratic lawmakers in Congress and President Biden have released a $1.75 trillion spending plan based on the Administration’s “Build Back Better” agenda, focused on social welfare and climate change programs.
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Bullet policy, statements · Oct 24, 2021

Stakeholders Urge Lawmakers to Support Agricultural Climate Research Investments

A coalition of 132 agricultural research stakeholder groups has called on House and Senate leadership to prioritize and protect the vital investments in agricultural climate research, agricultural research infrastructure, and agricultural innovation included in the ‘Build Back Better’ infrastructure package.