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Bullet policy · Jan 18, 2022

OSTP Issues Guidance on Research Security

A new guidance from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy calls on agencies to draft uniform policies for scientists to disclose foreign sources of research funding.
Bullet policy · Jan 18, 2022

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The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.

Bullet bioscience · Jan 06, 2022

New in BioScience : Scientists from minority-serving institutions are underrepresented in grant peer review

While numerous studies have described the funding discrepancies faced by scientists at minority-serving institutions (MSIs), there is a relative paucity of information available about MSI-based scientists’ participation in grant review, the process used by research funders to allocate their budgets. A new article from the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) sheds further light on grant review and the factors that underlie scientists’ ability to participate in it.

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Bullet policy · Jan 04, 2022

Build Back Better Legislation Stalled in Senate

The Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376), which the Democrats are trying to pass through the reconciliation process, failed to advance in the Senate prior to the holiday break after Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced that he would not support the $1.75 trillion spending package.
Bullet policy · Jan 04, 2022

Latest Public Policy Report

The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.