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NSB Holds Summer Meeting

The National Science Board (NSB) met on August 15 and 16 for its quarterly meeting. [See recordings: Day 1, Day 2, and the agenda]

 The event began with a warm welcome from Dr. Panchanathan, the Director of the National Science …

PCAST: Advancing Public Engagement with the Sciences and Recent Advances in the Social Sciences

Social and behavioral science has been a focus of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) these past months. On July 27, PCAST met for a presentation on Advancing Public Engagement with the Sciences. Co-leads Vicki Sato, …

ARPA-H Update – FABBS Efforts to Incorporate our Sciences

The federal government is standing up a new agency, Advanced Research Projects Agency in Health (ARPA-H) – and investing billions of dollars – to translate research into better health outcomes for all. FABBS has been engaged since the inception, advocating …

White House Releases Priorities for Research and Development

Earlier this month, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Director Arati Prabhakar and Office of Management and Budget Director Shalanda D. Young sent a memo to heads of executive branch departments and agencies outlining the Biden-Harris Administration’s 2025 …

IDEA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner: Dr. James M. Jones

2023 Senior Scholar Lifetime Achievement Awardee James M. Jones, PhD University of Delaware Dr. James M. Jones is the Trustees’ Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Africana Studies and the founding director of the Center for the Study of Diversity at the University of Delaware. He has served as the Chair of the University of Delaware Program in Black American Studies as well as served and taught at both Howard University and Harvard University. James received his B.A. from Oberlin College (1963), an M.A. from Temple University (1967), before going on to receive his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Yale University (1970).

Congress on August Recess Leaving Many Federal Budget Questions to Resolve

Members of the House and Senate are on recess for the month of August, having left many questions about the fiscal year (FY) 2024 budget unanswered, promising a busy and contentious September.

The Senate will reconvene on September 5th and …

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