~ Archive for Grants/funding ~

Nobel Prize in Physics

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Roy Glauber of Harvard and John L. Hall of JILA and Theodor Hansch of
Max-Planck (the latter visited Rowland once upon a time)  are the
2005 recipients. 

Update (10/5/05): The Boston Globe has an article about Roy Glauber

Searching for funding in unexpected places

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A Science NextWave article illustrates instances of unexpected funding
sources.  Examples include the army funding breast cancer
research.   Suggestions on how to tap such sources are
listed. 

guide for grantwriters

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The Scientist outlines the grant process in 12 steps.

“Not nanotechnology for the sake of nanotechnology”

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The National Institutes of Health put forward their nanomedicine program and asked the scientific community for input. 

Federal budgets for science criticized

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AAAS says research programs are at risk as federal government tries to
get deficits under control.  (Source: Science in the News)

House Science Committee Chairman Sherwood Boehlert comments on federal dollars for science

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People in Washington are not “out to get” scientists, the House Science
committee chair assures a group at Brookhaven, telling them strategies
for lobbying for more federal monies for the physical sciences. 

NSF posts proposal guide

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Critique of NIH funding in Chronicle of Higher Ed

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A series of Chronicle articles explore how NIH funding has doubled in recent years and at the same time how some universities have received less; others question what NIH has gotten for the money. A colloquy on the topic will be held Thursday on the Chronicle’s web site.

“Race to the bottom”

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(access restricted to subscribers). An opinion piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education states that

Less federal money anticipated for science agencies in ’05

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(Accessible to Harvard affiliates only). Science magazine tells of preliminary reports suggesting only small increases in budgets for NIH and NSF next year.

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