• The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released a draft five-year research and development plan. Public comment will be accepted on the draft plan through 3 June 2013. Read the plan at http://nrc.noaa.gov/CouncilProducts/ResearchPlans.aspx.

  • The National Institutes of Health plans to award 703 fewer competing research grants this year as a result of budget sequestration. Total funding for research projects will decline by $976.0 million relative to fiscal year 2012, with most of the cuts coming from non-competing grants.


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