The National Science Foundation: Accountability, Opportunities and Challenges

$125.00

Lisa Norton (Editor)

Series: Government Procedures and Operations
BISAC: POL063000; EDU036000

The National Science Foundation (NSF or the Foundation) was established by Congress in 1950 as an independent federal agency with a mission “to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity and welfare; to secure the national defense; and for other purposes. This book discusses the opportunities and challenges for leveraging and expanding the National Science Foundation mission to continue to advance excellent research; improve STEM education and research training; increase research accessibility, accountability, and security; and accelerate research to address major societal challenges.

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. National Science Foundation: Advancing Research for the Future of U.S. Innovation, Part I
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Chapter 2. National Science Foundation: Advancing Research for the Future of U.S. Innovation, Part II
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Index

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