Tag Archives: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Emphasis on Data Science and Shared Research Resources at NIGMS Advisory Council Meeting

During the January 19 meeting of the National Advisory Council of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), Council members discussed several topics of interest to FASEB member societies. During his opening remarks, Jon Lorsch, PhD, NIGMS Director, talked about his role on the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Scientific Data Council. The group… Read More »

NSF BIO Directorate to Shift to “No-Deadline” Proposal Submission Process

On October 5, James Olds, PhD, Assistant Director of the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) at the National Science Foundation (NSF), issued a “Dear Colleague” letter notifying researchers of plans to implement a “no-deadline” format for receiving and reviewing proposals. The new format will be implemented in all four BIO divisions beginning with proposals submitted… Read More »

FASEB hosts science policy symposium on research evaluation

How should a scientist’s contributions be measured and evaluated? On August 10 and 11, the Science Policy Committee of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology participated in a symposium and discussion titled “Making an Impact: Evaluating Research and Investigators’ Contributions in the Biological Sciences.” The event began on August 10 with a keynote… Read More »