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Seeking Solutions
 Advancing Women

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Capturing Change
Innovation Economy Building

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Indonesia Child Birth

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PGA In the Spotlight

Photo Credit: Effort to Tackle Global Development Challenges
NAS, NAE, and IOM are among the cornerstone partners in a new project of the U.S. Agency for International Development called the U.S. Global Development Lab.  The Lab will invent, test, and apply solutions to critical challenges in development, and the academies will contribute their expertise to the effort.  PGA Executive Director Rich Bissell will serve as the liaison to the lab. To learn more, read the academies’ news release orvisit the U.S. Global Development Lab’s website.
The Arc of the Academic Research Career:  Issues and Implications for U.S. Science and Engineering LeadershipNew Report: The Arc of the Academic Research Career:  Issues and Implications for U.S. Science and Engineering Leadership – Summary of a Workshop
A workshop hosted by PGA last September explored major points of strain in academic research careers – such as early-career bottlenecks and mid-career work-family stresses -- from the point of view of both faculty members and institutions. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions. View the report.
Spring Issue of IssuesPreview of Spring Issues in Science and Technology now online
An article by Stuart Elliott explores how robotics capabilities could transform future workplaces, and Forum writers discuss the future of military seapower, uncertainties in climate models, and more. Full content from the Winter issue is now available as well. Preview the Spring issue.



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