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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Policy and Global Affairs
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On Thursday, September 28th, the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR) will host a webinar with Martin Duenas, Director of the Health Research Management Practice (HRMP) at Leidos to discuss OnPAR, an initiative from Leidos in partnership with National Institute of Health (NIH) to provide investigators a funding opportunity for their highly scored, unfunded applications. Register here…
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The half-day workshop will describe the evidence on the efficacy of Digital Tutors, exploring our current knowledge about the capabilities and applicability of this technology for use in day-to-day teaching and learning. It will also discuss strategies and policies needed to more widely implement digital tutoring and to assess its impact at much larger scales. View Agenda | Register
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CSTL has just released a new report, Dual Use Research of Concern in the Life Sciences: Current Issues and Controversies. The report examines policies and practices governing dual-use research in the life sciences – research that could potentially be misused to cause harm. Project Information.
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On the centennial of WWI, we are pleased to announce a competition for young scholars to write a research paper on how scientists and engineers in the U.S. were engaged in the war effort. Five $5,000 grants will be awarded to develop the best proposals into papers. The writer of the top paper will receive an additional $10,000. Learn more
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OnPAR: A New Funding Paradigm
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Building America’s Skilled Technical Workforce: The Role of Digital Tutors
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Dual Use Research of Concern
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WWI and the Scientific Enterprise
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topic arrow Aiding Global Security Through Researchtopic arrow Training for Jobs of the Future
topic arrow Building Capacity Abroadtopic arrow Strengthening American Innovation
topic arrow Making Sound Policy for Science and Technologytopic arrow Collaborating with Foreign Partners
topic arrow Bolstering Research and Educationtopic arrow Science and Engineering Meeting Society's Needs
topic arrow Creating a Sustainable World in the U.S. and Abroad

Recent Reports from Policy and Global Affairs (PGA) View more... 
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Dual Use Research of Concern in the Life Sciences

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An Assessment of ARPA-E
U.S.-Iran Engagement in Science, Engineering, and Health

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 An Assessment of ARPA-E 
An Assessment of ARPA-E

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Building America's Skilled Technical Workforce
Building America's Skilled Technical Workforce

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Here at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, we promote the use of science, engineering, and medicine to enhance the security and well-being of people throughout the world and to ease disparities in human welfare. To accomplish this, we cooperate with partner organizations and scientific communities internationally. We also work to increase the capacity of both individual national academies and regional and global networks of academies to provide evidence-based advice to their governments, policy makers, and the public, thus strengthening and shaping policy and programs worldwide. To learn more, visit our International Activities website...