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Policy and Global Affairs
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The Indonesian Science Fund (DIPI) has announced its first call for applications,  with an application deadline of July 31, 2016. The new program provides independent scientific funding to the Indonesian S&T research community to support fundamental, frontier, and excellent research in areas of importance to Indonesia's future. See more...
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An ad hoc committee will review the Science, Technology, Innovation and Partnership (STIP) cross-cutting focus at USAID, including: (1) an assessment of the development potential for STIP in assistance programs at USAID, drawing on comparative approaches from other agencies and organizations; and (2) an analysis of USAID’s approach to designing and implementing STIP activities. Learn more...
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Applications for the 2017 session of the Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program will be available on July 1. The program gives early-career individuals the opportunity to spend 12 weeks in Washington, D.C., learning about science and technology policy.
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The Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable will host a webinar on May 25 at 1pm EDT. The Assistant Director of Research and Methodology at the U.S. Census Bureau, Ron Jarmin, will discuss the agency's Innovation Measurement Initiative and why the Census Bureau is interested in helping to address the data gaps in the measurement of innovation and its relationship to economic growth.   Register to attend...

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New Program
The Indonesian Science Fund Capacity Building Program
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New Study
Review of Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnership (STIP) Initiatives at USAID
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Applications for Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
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U.S. Census Bureau's Innovation Measurement Initiative
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May 25 2016
U.S. Census Bureau's Innovation Measurement Initiative

June 2016
Dr. Garrick Louis
Distinguished Lecture Series

June 16 2016
Smart Communities: Intelligent Space and Responsive Design

June 28 2016
State of Resilience Leadership Forum

June 29 2016
State of Resilience Leadership Community Workshop

July 2016
Applications being accepted for 2017 Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

July 31 2016
Indonesian Science Fund Grant Proposal Deadline 

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  Developing a National STEM Workforce Strategy:  A Workshop Summary
 Developing a National STEM Workforce Strategy: 
A Workshop Summary

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   Integrating Landscape Approaches and Multi-Resource Analysis into Natural Resource Management
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