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View Resource Government Funding of Scientific Research

This document is a working paper from the National Science Board at the National Science Foundation. The paper is divided into four sections. The first section defines the terms "research" and "development." The second section goes on to provide justification for scientific research and the third and fourth sections provide recommendations for coordinating federally financed research and for...
View Resource Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 1995, 1996, and 1997

The Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS) at the National Science Foundation wrote this report describing the distribution of federal funding for research and development (R&D) programs in the fiscal years 1995-1997. The Overview provides information and statistics on the total funding shares for federal agencies, R&D growth in the 1990s, development funding, research funding, and a who is...
View Resource GrantsNet

This new database is the result of a collaboration between the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The database allows users to search for available grants in the biological and medical sciences. Users can narrow their grant search by specifying training level, type of application (individual or institution), or research area. More than 20...
View Resource Science and Technology Centers Integrative Partnerships

The Integrative Partnerships site contains more information about the Program, as well as links to twenty-five existing STCs.
View Resource Unlocking the Secrets of Science

What is the mission of the National Science Foundation (NSF)? This nine-page document released by the NSF in April 2013 provides an elegant and thoughtful answer to this query. As the first page notes, "We support all fields of fundamental science and engineering, keeping our nation's scientific enterprise focused on the furthest frontiers of research." The piece goes on to talk about the NSF's...