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  • All Eyes on the FIRST Act On March 10, House Science, Space, and Technology Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) officially introduced the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science and Technology (FIRST) Act ( H.R. 4186 ), the committee majority’s authorization bill for the National Science Foundation (NSF...
  • Accompanying the CJS appropriations bill is the CJS Report that provides additional congressional perspectives and guidance to federal agencies under CJS jurisdiction. While it does not have the force of law, agencies tend to follow the guidance closely and a number of sections are worth noting to...
  • From left, Tobin Smith, Abigail Abrash Walton, Chad English, Cynthia Robinson, David Goldston, Pallavi Phartiyal, Samuel Brinton, Samantha White | AAAS/Robert Beets Many scientists and engineers would welcome opportunities to engage with policymakers, but they hold back because they either lack...
  • A working group appointed by the President and led by Counselor to the President John Podesta has released its report entitled, Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values . The report is the product of a 90-day study focused on the intersection of big data and privacy, to examine “how big...
  • On May 1, House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) announced the launch of a new initiative called 21 st Century Cures focused on government interventions that could streamline the process from scientific discovery to drug and device development to delivery...
  • Treating Post-Traumatic Stress A Public Luncheon Briefing Hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science Through the Support of the Dana Foundation In Conjunction with Rep. Chaka Fattah Friday, May 9, 2014 12:00-1:30 p.m. Post-traumatic stress or post-traumatic stress disorder...
  • For two days in Washington, D.C., the 63 students in the CASE workshop got a crash course in science policy and advocacy. | Matthew P. Spangler When last year's federal budget sequestration measures went into effect, many graduate students saw critical research dollars dwindle or disappear. They...
  • The Department of Energy (DOE) has released information on the first six public meetings to be held in support of the Quadrennial Energy Review (QER). The QER, co-chaired by the White House Domestic Policy Council and Office of Science and Technology Policy, is an integrated review of energy policy...