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A funding model that works (for me)

I’ve been a strong critic of the bias towards project rather than people based funding in public grants for science research.  Now, I celebrate being the recipient of people based funding thanks to a combined initiative of the… 833 more words

Health And Medicine

Accountability for Research Misconduct

Zubin Master suggests that institutions bear some moral responsibility for research misconduct 841 more words

Research Ethics

NIH Puts 'Money Where Mouth Is' Concerning Sex Differences Policy

Guest post by science writer Kayt Sukel

Earlier this year, the National Institutes of Health called for a sweeping policy change demanding that sex differences be addressed in future research programs funded by the agency . 493 more words


Lawmakers Try to Save Science Funding Amid Rush to Restore Defense Spending

As a scientist working in an environmental research lab, I find funding defense more than science to be horrifying. Yes, I understand that we need a strong military, but America’s military is already extremely funded, it won’t go away. 113 more words

Political Interests.

What keeps girls from studying physics and STEM

APS member Rachel Scherr, a senior research scientist at Seattle Pacific University, chronicles her trials and triumphs as a woman in the STEM field and makes the case for robust federal funding of science. 7 more words

Govt announces $139m investment in new research programmes

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has announced that $139 million over six years will be invested in new science research programmes.

The 48 research programmes receiving funding in the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s 2014 science investment round are in the biological industries, high-value manufacturing and services, energy and minerals, environmental, and health and society sectors. 264 more words

Science Funding

What would Scottish Independence mean for science?

Next week, Scotland will vote in a referendum to decide whether to become an independent nation, separating itself from the U.K. by 2016 after 307 years of union. 688 more words