PGA In the Spotlight
|New 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
|New 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.
|Preview of Spring Issues in Science and Technology now online|
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