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NIH Advisory Committee to the Director Meets and FABBS submits Comments to NIMH

June 27, 2019

The NIH’s Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) convened in June for a packed agenda including updates on the BRAIN Initiative, sexual harassment policies, as well as the federal budget, artificial intelligence, diversity in the workforce, and …

Progress and Uncertainty in the Federal Budget Process

June 27, 2019

As we approach the July 4 recess, the House continues to make progress on appropriations bills while the Senate continues to contemplate top line numbers and the White House floats the idea of a one-year continuing resolution …

Congress Examines Foreign Influences in Taxpayer Funded Research

June 27, 2019

The issue of foreign influence in taxpayer-funded research has been a growing concern in Washington, DC in recent years. On June 5, the Senate Finance Committee convened a hearing, “Foreign Threats to Taxpayer-Funded Research: Oversight Opportunities and …

Q&A With Jim Gnadt, BRAIN Initiative

June 27, 2019

The following Q&A is one in an occasional series of conversations with federal leaders in the behavioral and cognitive sciences.

Courtesy National Institutes of Health

Dr. Jim Gnadt, NINDS Program Director in Systems and Computational Neuroscience and …

Helping Students and Schools Grow Together through Research and Mentorship

June 27, 2019

Key Findings 

Whether institutional values match the students they serve matters for student well-being, how well they do, and how they understand themselvesReframing the context is necessary to support all students

The demographics of people graduating high …

NSF Seeking Feedback – Ideas Machine and NSF Grantee Experiences

June 13, 2019

The National Science Foundation received more than 800 idea submissions for the NSF 2026 Idea Machine competition. Now the 33 best submissions are completing for the grand prize. To this end, NSF is asking the scientific community and the …

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