Video Now Available
The video of Dr. Kathleen Hall Jamieson's lecture on Communicating the Value and Values of Science is now available.
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|Video Now Available|
The new video is a 3.5 minute overview of the 2014 CLAJ report, which explains how incarceration rates increased in the United States and why the nation now needs a change in course.
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Strengthening the Scientific Foundation for Policymaking to Meet the Challenges of Aging in Latin America and the Caribbean
May 28-29, 2015
National Academy of Medicine
Mexico City, Mexico
The workshop will explore what is unique about aging in Latin America and the Caribbean region and what is similar to other processes around the world.
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Enhancing the Effectiveness of Team Science
This report synthesizes and integrates the available research to provide guidance on assembling a science team; leadership, education, and professional development for science teams and groups. The report offers public policy recommendations for science research agencies and policymakers.
|Measuring Human Capabilities: An Agenda for Basic Research on the Assessment of Individual and Group Performance for Military Accession|
This report examines promising emerging theoretical, technological, and statistical advances that could provide scientifically valid new approaches and measurement capabilities to assess human capabilities.
More Information | Report Brief
|Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8: A Unifying Foundation|
This report offers recommendations to build a workforce that is unified by the foundation of the science of child development and early learning and the shared knowledge and competencies that are needed to provide consistent, high-quality support for the development and early learning of children from birth through age 8.
|Affordability of National Flood Insurance Program Premiums|
This report provides input on ways of improving the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS), focusing on two priority areas: identifying methods that could improve the quality of the data available for small areas, and suggesting changes that would increase the survey's efficiency in responding to new data needs. This report considers changes that the ACS office should consider over the course of the next few years in order to further improve the ACS data and offers recommendations that will help the U.S. Census Bureau improve performance in several areas, which could lead to improved data products as the survey enters its next decade.