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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Policy and Global Affairs
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"New Voices in Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine," a new pilot initiative, seeks recommendations to expand its national network of young leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to leadership and serving the SEM community. Nominations accepted until Feb. 16, 2018. Learn more.
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GUIRR's International Research Collaborations Working Group will host a workshop on the changing opportunities and risks of data management and use across disciplinary domains in international research agreements on March 14-16, 2018 in Washington, DC. Workshop attendance is by invitation. REGISTER
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The February 26, 2018 edition of The Nation investigates flaws in forensic sciences. The investigation takes impetus from the 2009 CSTL report Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward. Read More.
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On Tuesday, February  27th, the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR) will host "Information Technology and the U.S. Workforce," a webinar that will explore the interactions between technological, economic, and societal trends and identifies possible near-term developments for work.
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New Voices in Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
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Data Matters: Ethics, Data, and International Research Collaboration in a Changing World
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Improving Forensic Science
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Tech Transfer Evolution: Driving Economic Prosperity
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topic arrow Aiding Global Security Through Researchtopic arrow Training for Jobs of the Future
topic arrow Building Capacity Abroadtopic arrow Strengthening American Innovation
topic arrow Making Sound Policy for Science and Technologytopic arrow Collaborating with Foreign Partners
topic arrow Bolstering Research and Educationtopic arrow Science and Engineering Meeting Society's Needs
topic arrow Creating a Sustainable World in the U.S. and Abroad

Recent Reports from Policy and Global Affairs (PGA) View more... 
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Growth of Computer Science Undergraduate Enrollments
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Securing Advanced Manufacturing in the U.S.

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Dual Use Research of Concern in the Life Sciences

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An Assessment of ARPA-E
U.S.-Iran Engagement in Science, Engineering, and Health
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WWI and the Scientific Enterprise Competition

On the centennial of WWI, we are pleased to announce a competition for young scholars to write a research paper on how scientists and engineers in the U.S. were engaged in the war effort. Five $5,000 grants will be awarded to develop the best proposals into papers. The writer of the top paper will receive an additional $10,000. 
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International ActivitiesInternational Activities of the U.S. National Academies

Here at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, we promote the use of science, engineering, and medicine to enhance the security and well-being of people throughout the world and to ease disparities in human welfare. To accomplish this, we cooperate with partner organizations and scientific communities internationally. We also work to increase the capacity of both individual national academies and regional and global networks of academies to provide evidence-based advice to their governments, policy makers, and the public, thus strengthening and shaping policy and programs worldwide. To learn more, visit our International Activities website...