• The Department of the Interior has released a draft policy on scientific integrity. The policy, which applies to all department personnel who engage in scientific activities or who directly supervise such employees, is the first of it's kind for Interior. Public comments are being accepted through 20 September 2010. More information is available at http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/2010-21591.htm.
  • The National Science Foundation (NSF) is now accepting nominations for the 2011 Alan T. Waterman Award. Each year, NSF bestows the Waterman Award in recognition of talent, creativity, and influence of a singular young researcher. Established in 1975 to commemorate the Foundation's first Director, the Waterman Award is NSF's highest honor for researchers under the age of 36. Nominations are accepted from any field of science or engineering that NSF supports. The award recipient will receive a medal and an invitation to the formal awards ceremony in Washington, DC. In addition, the recipient will receive a grant of $500,000 over a three-year period for scientific research or advanced study in any field of science or engineering supported by NSF, at any institution of the recipient's choice. For detailed information, please visit https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/honawards/.


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