Office of Government Relations

Office of Government Relations

69 Related Result(s)

  • The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) released a new website for researchers who are interested in becoming more engaged in advocacy for federally funded research. The new site will provide instructions for setting up meetings with members of Congress, factsheets...
  • With dozens of other leading organizations, AAAS on Wednesday urged Congress to "close our nation's innovation deficit" by increasing fiscal year 2015 investments in scientific research and higher education. Specifically, AAAS, the Association of American Universities, and other groups — as part of...
  • Top 10 Rules for Working With Congress ( PDF ) Rule #1: Know your goal Every visit, call, or letter should have a purpose; even if the purpose is as general as asking your representative to support scientific research or to simply establish a relationship with a member of Congress or a staffer. You...
  • The National Science Policy Group, a network of science students interested in science policy, has published a new press release, and is encouraging interested students or groups to get in touch, and join their colleagues. See the full press release below. There is a new network of students...
  • Last week, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK), who will retire at the end of this year, released his final edition of the Wastebook , which highlights examples of what he considers wasteful government spending. The final edition includes 5 National Institutes of Health grants, 10 National Science Foundation (...
  • Average global temperature has increased by about 1.4˚ F over the last 100 years, according to the AAAS What We Know report. | Chris Linder © Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution The AAAS Communicating Science workshops , which have so far served 2,100 participants at 88 events nationwide, have...
  • The House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technology in partnership with the House Subcommittee on Research and Technology held a joint hearing on the strategy and mission of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T)...
  • The American Association for the Advancement of Science, in conjunction with 10 other organizations, sent a letter to Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) urging them to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that recently passed the Senate Foreign...
  • The America COMPETES Act first became law in 2007, to promote innovation and boost American global competitiveness. It was reauthorized once in 2010, and is once again up for reauthorization. Although the 2007 bill had bipartisan support, division along party lines has prevented progress in the...