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NSF Honors Developmental Psychologist With Top Early Career Award
Announcements
April 12, 2018

NSF Honors Developmental Psychologist With Top Early Career Award

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US Budget Omnibus Increases Federally Funded Research Spending
Academic Funding
March 23, 2018

US Budget Omnibus Increases Federally Funded Research Spending

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UPDATE: Senate Request for NSF 2 Percent Below Current Year
Academic Funding
July 25, 2017

UPDATE: Senate Request for NSF 2 Percent Below Current Year

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Report Says NSF Support of Social Sciences Vital to Nation
Academic Funding
June 9, 2017

Report Says NSF Support of Social Sciences Vital to Nation

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Washington and Social Science: News Bulletin No. 3

Washington and Social Science: News Bulletin No. 3

Topics this month include a look at Congress clearing the Fiscal Year 2017 budget- and rejecting the Trump-proposed cuts to NSF and NIH funding, and what’s next for the science community after the heralded March for Science.

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Washington and Social Science: News Bulletin

Washington and Social Science: News Bulletin

Trump Administration Proposes Cuts to Science Agencies On March 16, the Trump Administration released its “skinny budget” for fiscal year 2018, a […]

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Washington and Social Science: News Bulletin

Washington and Social Science: News Bulletin

Starting this month Social Science Space will begin offering monthly updates on U.S. government actions that affect the social and behavioral sciences. In this first edition, we look at reauthorization of funding for the National Science Foundation, the effect of an Obamacare repeal on social science, and concerns for the American Community Survey and GIS data on housing.

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And So Power Passes: Whats Next for Federal Role in Social Science?

And So Power Passes: Whats Next for Federal Role in Social Science?

Our Howard Silver looks over some of the personnel changes and rhetoric coming from the White House to see what lies down the road for U.S. government support of social and behavioral science and data collection.

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NSF Policy Bill, Without Budget Authorization, Looks Likely to Pass

NSF Policy Bill, Without Budget Authorization, Looks Likely to Pass

UPDATED WITH HOUSE PASSAGE: A bill that was the latest version of the beloved America COMPETES — but which no longer authorizes funding for key federal science research agencies — looks likely to land on the president’s desk. The new version has lost a particularly toxic aspect of earlier versions.

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An Engineer at the NSF: Erich Bloch, 1925-2016

An Engineer at the NSF: Erich Bloch, 1925-2016

Erich Bloch was the first non-academic to serve as director of the NSF. Although a computer engineer by background, he recognized the value of the social and behavioral sciences.

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Government Research Funding Falls for Fourth Year in US

Government Research Funding Falls for Fourth Year in US

For the fourth straight year, federal funding for research and development at institutions of higher education decreased in absolute terms, according to a new brief on the 2015 fiscal year the National Science Foundation released last week. Despite that overall fall, research and development funding for psychology and for fields identified as social science increased from 2014 to 2015.

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Senate Appropriators Set Aside $7.5B for NSF

Senate Appropriators Set Aside $7.5B for NSF

In a hearing before a U.S. Senate subcommittee on science spending Tuesday, the National Science Foundation’s budget was listed as $7.51 billion — $46 million above the same figure for the current fiscal year, but lower than what President Obama had asked for.

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