Science Policy News
NIH to Pursue "Bold, More Focused Approach" to Grant Funding
by AIBS on June 12, 2017 at 2:30 pm
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is dropping a plan to cap the amount of funding that individual investigators can receive, due to community opposition. The plan was announced a month ago. Instead, the agency intends to eventually allocate […]
AIBS Asks NSF to Reconsider Plan to Terminate Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant Program
by AIBS on June 12, 2017 at 2:29 pm
In response to the National Science Foundation's announcement that it is terminating Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants within the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO), AIBS wrote to Dr. James Olds, associate director for BIO, to request […]
Interior Budget Cuts Face Tough Questions on the Hill
by AIBS on June 12, 2017 at 2:28 pm
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies questioned President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 during a hearing on 8 June 2017. Subcommittee chairman Ken Calvert (R-CA) stated at the start of […]
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