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The NRC Research Associateship Programs is accepting applications for competitive awards in 2016 for postdoctoral, senior, and graduate research in U.S. federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. Deadline is May 1, 2016.
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A summit held on March 21 and 22 explored how the public and private sectors can work to support the education of “T-shaped” individuals – professionals who have both deep disciplinary knowledge and the capacity to work and communicate more broadly across disciplines and across social and cultural boundaries. The summit was co-sponsored by PGA’s Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable and by the newly independent University Industry Demonstration Partnership. Watch a video of the summit’s Town Hall panel or learn more about the summit.
Aprille Ericsson of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
The Academies’ Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine (CWSEM) held a reception on March 28 to honor women in science. Aprille Ericsson of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center was among the speakers. Learn more about CWSEM’s work.
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A report released in February by the Academy of Science of South Africa finds that women continue to be underrepresented in global science academies. The report was supported by the InterAcademy Partnership, a global network of science academies of which the U.S. academies are a part.
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Applications being accepted for postdoctoral, senior, and graduate research awards
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Developing “T-Shaped” Professionals
Aprille Ericsson of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Celebrating Women in Science
New Report from South African Academy
New Report
Report from South African Academy Highlights Underrepresentation of Women
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May 8-11 2016
Indo‐U.S. Workshop on Building Regional Capacity to Tackle Challenges of Emerging Infections and Global Health Safety
Workshop in Seychelles

17 2016
Dr. Margaret Martonosi
Distinguished Lecture Series

25 2016
U.S. Census Bureau's Innovation Measurement Initiative

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