2 edition of Oversight of the National Science Foundation found in the catalog.
Oversight of the National Science Foundation
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
1989 by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English
|LC Classifications||KF27 .S399 1989e|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 871 p. :|
|Number of Pages||871|
|LC Control Number||89602797|
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Today, the professional reputation of individual faculty scientists depends mostly on the total number of dollars brought in by their research grant award s each year. These assignments typically last 1—2 years, but may extend to 4.
Most of the seven fit the mold of senior academic leaders, prominent scientists, and corporate research managers who typically sit on the member board. We have a new website for you. Numerous factors, some unpredictable such as weather and some never encountered before, will come into play. Scientific research at universities now is only a business activity.
Despite such examples, much room for improvement in this area remains. These funds go mostly in the form of grants to the nation's colleges and universities for research and educational projects in all the sciences and engineering.
The Vannevar Bush Award recognizes life-time contributions to science and public service. Because NSF supported research and educational projects, support for these activities seemed appropriate. Forty years is a long time in the life cycle of a governmental bureaucracy.
It was struggling back up when another blow hit. The most comprehensive source of high quality, policy neutral data on the U. As of Maythe NSF has 53 existing contracts. John Wester, bishop of Salt Lake City, said in a statement after the Vatican announced her appointment.
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