Special interests affect NIH fundingA study published recently revealed that lobbying on behalf of disease-specific research affects how the National Institutes of Health allocates its yearly appropriations.
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Science policy news weekly update: March 24, 2017
Published on:Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:00:59 +0000
The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to email@example.com. The ASBMB’s director of public affairs, Benjamin Corb, discusses President Donald Trump’s budget proposal and what it would mean for biomedical research. Scientists hear mixed message on political support…
House panel calls – once again – for greater congressional oversight of research proposals
Published on:Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:00:27 +0000
The U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology earlier this month released its annual filing known as the Views and Estimates. The committee, which is responsible for oversight of nonmilitary, nonbiomedical federally supported research and which oversees major research-funding agencies (including the National Science Foundation, NASA and the Department of Energy), reiterated its…
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November 2016 - A lot at stake
With Election Day just a few days away, Ben Corb provides his suggestions for what to watch for in the outcomes and their possible impact on the scientific community.
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