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PGA’s Committee on Science, Technology, and Law and Board on Higher Education and Workforce will soon begin a study of federal regulations and reporting requirements directed at research universities. The committee will develop a new framework for regulations that addresses the needs of Congress, federal agencies, and the broader public while advancing to the greatest extent possible the missions of research universities. Learn more about the project
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Policy and Global Affairs offers a number of predoctoral and postdoctoral opportunities. See if any are right for you!
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December 15th marked the end of a three-day symposium in Muscat, Oman, where young scientists from the United States and Arab League countries shared research on a range of topics -- water reuse and desalination, hydraulic fracturing, and global food security, among others.  Learn more by visiting the program's website or by watching a video about the initiative.
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The Boston Globe reports on a PGA report on the state of scientific postdoctoral researchers that urges a range of reforms to ensure that thousands of well-educated scientists do not spend their most creative years in low-paid training for jobs that are in scarce supply. View this article and more media coverage on this report...
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New Project
New NAS Committee on University Federal Research Regulations and Reporting Requirements
fellowships 1/22/2015
Predoctoral & Postdoctoral Opportunities
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Symposium Brings Together Scientists From U.S., Arab Nations
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Media Coverage
Report Suggests Higher Pay, Better Mentoring for Postdocs (Boston Globe)
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GUIRR Webinar:
Fostering Collaboration Among our Nation's Federal Labs, Industry, and Research Oriented Universities
Wednesday, January 21, 2014
1pm EST/ 10am PST

Jefferson Science Fellows Distinguished Lecture Series:
What Does Sustainable Development of Science and Technology Look Like in the 21st Century?
Wednesday, January 21, 2014
11am-12 pm; State Department

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