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National Science Foundation and the life sciences.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations.

National Science Foundation and the life sciences.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations.

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Written in English

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    StatementPrepared for the Committee on Government Operations, United States Senate, and its Subcommittee on Reorganization and International Organizations (pursuant to S. Res. 347, 85th Congress, and S. Res. 42, 86th Congress) November 16, 1959.
    Series86th Cong., 1st sess. Committee print
    ContributionsNational Science Foundation (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22256461M

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has a long history of investing in efforts to broaden the participation of groups underrepresented in the science and engineering enterprise. Broadening Participation at the National Science Foundation: A Framework for Action (NSF, ) defined NSF’s activities in this area as encompassing programs for. : Some Mathematical Questions in Biology: Circadian Rhythms (Lectures in Mathematics in the Life Sciences, Vol 19) (): Symposium Some Mathematical Questions in Biology Philadelphia, p, National Science Foundation (U. S.), Carpenter, Gail A.: BooksFirst published: 01 Jan,

    This book describes the development of ocean sciences over the past 50 years, highlighting the contributions of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to the field's progress. This report covers trends in and the relative global position of the U.S. S&E enterprise, including education, workforce, R&D, industry output, and innovation. Data show mixed trends. The United States continues to perform the most R&D, award the most S&E doctoral degrees, and account for significant numbers of S&E research articles and citations worldwide.

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. Its medical counterpart is the National Institutes of Health. The National Science Foundation is a very good springboard for people who want to jumpstart their scientific career. It provides ample experience and training for aspiring candidates who wish to explore a career in the sciences/5().


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