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2007 AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy
From Schools to Spaceports, States Playing R&D Role
[8 June 2007]
With the U.S. government hampered by financial constraints and political divisions, state policymakers are undertaking their own innovation plans, experts said at a recent AAAS forum.
R&D—A Time of Uncertainty and Change
[1 June 2007]
At the AAAS Forum on S&T Policy, experts predicted that fiscal constraints on the U.S. government mean that industry, education and foundations will play new roles in fostering innovation.
AAAS News & Notes Vists the Forum on S&T Policy
[25 May 2007]
In an account published in Science, AAAS News & Notes summarized the Forum, focusing on state and federal innovation initiatives, partnerships with industry, and the critical role of education.
William A. Wulf: Refreshing the "Innovation Ecology"
[24 May 2007]
At the AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy, the outgoing president of the National Academy of Engineering urges broad reforms—from patents to manufacturing.
The Relationship of Science and Policy
[23 May 2007]
In the 2007 William D. Carey Lecture, former U.S. House Science Committee Chairman Sherwood Boehlert said science is just one of the competing factors that policymakers must weigh daily.
Pharmaceutical Industry Facing Tough Challenges
[17 May 2007]
The size of drug companies, their focus on blockbuster drugs and issues with clinical trials pose threats to medical innovation, speakers said at the AAAS Forum on S&T Policy.
The Age of Watching and Being Watched
[14 May 2007]
At the AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy, experts explore new dimensions of surveillance and privacy that are emerging with the advent of powerful technologies.
Keynote Address by President Bush's Science Adviser
[3 May 2007]
Read the text of the keynote address by John H. Marburger III, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
"Partner or Perish—Universities as Agents of Change"
[3 May 2007]
Read text of remarks by Mary Sue Coleman, president of the University of Michigan, at the panel "Budgetary and Policy Context for R&D in FY 2008," provided by the University of Michigan Web site.