FABBS Responds to OSTP RFI on Research Environments

January 29, 2020

FABBS submitted comments in response to a request from the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on the American research environment. FABBS articulated the importance of and encouraged reliable federal funding for science agencies, filling key leadership positions, and recommended reinstating a key committee on human subjects.

FABBS President-elect Philip Rubin, who previously served as both Principal Assistant Director for Science and the Assistant Director for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences at the OSTP said, “Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier should be commended for this collaborative and ambitious effort. FABBS appreciates the opportunity to comment and looks forward to next steps for the Joint Committee on the Research Environment.”