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Tag: National Science Board
By Social Science Space | Published: October 31, 2016
President Obama intends to name four new members to the 25-member National Science Board, including social scientist Emilio F. Moran, the White House announced today. The National Science Board oversees the National Science Foundation, which is a federal agency, and makes reports to the president and Congress on science and technology issues. In addition to […]
By Social Science Space | Published: September 24, 2015
With a third of the seats on the 24-member National Science Board opening next spring, the panel that oversees the U.S. National Science Foundation is looking for ideas of who to fill the vacancies. “Given the significance of the board’s role … and the vital activities of your own organization in advancing the progress of […]
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: August 13, 2014
UPDATING: A presentation on social, behavioral and economic sciences funded by the National Science Foundation pressed one overriding message: we matter.
By Social Science Space | Published: June 17, 2014
The former director of the U.S. Census and the current president the Consortium of Social Science Associations will be among the scholars joining the panel that oversees the National Science Foundation this August..
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: April 24, 2014
National Science Board steps beyond its usual comfort zone to lodge a criticism of NSF re-authorization bill that would establish role for Congress in picking research funding winners and losers.