One graduate student's experiences and reflections visiting Capitol Hill to advocate for federal support of basic science research.
Today the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) submitted comments to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) regarding proposed changes to the Strategic Partnership Grants.
Throughout September Capitol Hill has been abuzz with appropriations meetings and other budget happenings. Earlier in the month, Congress passed legislation that keeps the government funded through mid-December, allowing only a few additional months to finalize a spending bill for the fiscal year.
We are writing today on behalf of CASS (the Consortium of Aquatic Scientific Societies), a group of scientific societies including the American Fisheries Society, the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, the Phycological Society of America, the Society for Freshwater Science,
In Fall 2014, the Advisory Committee for the NSF Geosciences Directorate (AC-GEO) released an important report: Â "Dynamic Earth: GEO Priorities and Frontiers 2015-2020". Â The report identifies geoscience imperatives in research, including investments in "basic water cycle res