December 7-8, 2017
Protecting the Rights of Individuals Fleeing Conflict: The Role of Scientists, Engineers & Health Professionals
December 7-8, 2017
Committee on the Future of Voting: Accessible, Reliable, Verifiable Technology
December 12, 2017
Building America's Skilled Technical Workforce: Workshop on Apprenticeships and Worker Mobility
January 8-9, 2018
Workshop on Government Decision-Making to Allocate Scientific Resources
January 23-25, 2018
NCSE 2018: The Science, Business, and Education of Sustainable Infrastructure: Building Resilience in a Changing World
July 21, 2015Another report urging reform for biomedical workforce trainingScience
“In hope of finding consensus, the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) in Rockville, Maryland, combed through 267 recommendations in nine of these reports from a variety of groups that include the National Academy of Sciences
and a group of postdocs.
July 16, 2015Toward a sustainable biomedical research enterprise: Finding consensus and implementing recommendations
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
July 15, 2015Performance funding for colleges: Research roundupJournalist's Resource
As the U.S. National Research Council (NRC)
has noted, federal funding for university research has been “unstable and, in real terms, declining at a time when other countries have increased funding for research and development.”
April 29, 2014
Colleges Urged to Count Patents in Tenure ReviewsInside Higher Ed
Universities should begin making patents and other industrial and commercial research count toward promotion and tenure, in an effort to stimulate such research nationwide, argues a new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
October 22, 2013UNC Looks for Other Funding OptionsThe Daily Tar Heel
According to a report released last year by the National Research Council
, universities need to diversify funding to include private sources, such as industry, to stay competitive in the future. Entwisle said industry hasn't been a huge component of ...
October 11, 2013
Moving Beyond Congress
Inside Higher Ed
Leaders of research universities gathered here at an event sponsored by the National Academies
to take stock of how the group's wide-ranging report released last year had been received across the country and to identify priorities for carrying out its ...
October 11, 2013
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Subscription)
The convocation occurred more than a year after the National Research Council released a report, prepared at the request of Congress, to assess the financial status of the country's research universities.
September 9, 2013
Science Careers (blog)
In recent years, reports from the National Institutes of Health, the National Academies, and the American Chemical Society have explored the causes and the harmful effects of the oversupply of young scientists. Sequestration appears to be reducing...
April 26, 2013WVU Hosts Forum on Future of Research Universities
The West Virginia State Fire Marshal is offering a $500 reward to anyone who has information on a structure fire in Fairmont. MORGANTOWN -. The National Research Council did a report last year that stated ways to keep research universities competitive…
April 26, 2013 WVU Hosts Forum on Future of Research UniversitiesCharleston Gazette
West Virginia University is hosting one of nine forums around the country aimed at gathering input for the National Research Council on how to keep America's universities globally competitive. The event is this afternoon at the Museum Education Center...
January 14, 2013David Mangelsdorf and Antonios Mikos: Make Science Bigger in Texas Dallas Morning News
Research institutions in Texas collectively hold an established and growing representation of the most prominent and accomplished scientists in the nation, as reflected by membership in the National Academies...(Please note that this link is by Subscription onIy)
January 9, 2013Haslam to headline ‘Research Universities and the Future of America’ Vanderbilt News
Gov. Bill Haslam, Sen. Lamar Alexander, Sen. Bill Frist, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and School of Engineering Dean Philippe Fauchet will headline a working meeting at Vanderbilt to discuss a recent report from the National Research Council of the National Academies titled Research Universities and the Future of America…
December 16, 2012 Major Threats to Our Research UniversitiesPolitico
...the world each year. But a study published this year by the National Research Council, "Research Universities and the Future of America," highlights the threat to the future of our research universities and to the prosperity and security of our nation.
December 3, 2012Time and Money Are Being Wasted in the LabChronicle of Higher Education
In a report by the National Research Council ("Research Universities and the Future of America: Ten Breakthrough Actions Vital to our Nation's Prosperity and...
September 25, 2012Public Research Universities in Peril
Public universities have acknowledged their obligations to improve efficiency, while emphasizing basic research may not always pay off immediately or in strict economic terms...A recent similar report by the National Research Council said revitalizing...
July 20, 2012What If the Science Pipeline Isn't Really Leaking?Science
"I think they have made a pretty good case [on both issues]," says sociologist Robert Hauser, head of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education at the National Research Council of the U.S. National Academies...
July 19, 2012Making the Case for Research UniversitiesMichigan Future Inc.
On June 14 the National Academies held a major press conference in DC (over 800 attended) to roll out the report from the study requested by Congress on the future of the American research university...
July 6, 2012Public Research Universities in Crisis: It's Not Just VirginiaThe Huffington Post
A new report by the National Academies points out that public research universities conduct more than 60 percent of the nation's academic research and produce some 70 percent of scientists, engineers, doctors, and other learned professionals. These institutions are an indispensable part of the infrastructure of discovery and education that has made this country the world's leading driver of innovation and prosperity since World War II...
June 27, 2012Universities Must Evolvenaturejobs.com
PhD students at US universities need better preparation for careers outside academia, says a report released on 14 June by the US National Academies in Washington DC in response to a congressional directive.…
June 26, 2012Recherche - Des leçons à tirer des États-UnisLe Devoir
En 2010, le Congrès américain a demandé à un comité du Conseil de recherche des États-Unis de définir dix mesures à adopter pour consolider les principales universités de recherche du pays afin d’assurer la prospérité et la sécurité du pays. Le rapport de ce comité a été publié la semaine dernière et, même s’il témoigne de la réalité des universités américaines, le Canada peut en tirer des leçons stratégiques.…
June 25, 2012Column: 10 Steps to Rescuing Our Research UniversitiesUSA Today
For more than a century, U.S. research universities — the best in the world — have been the laboratories of American ingenuity and prosperity. However, a real crisis looms unless the nation acts now to shore up our research institutions. That's the message of a new report by the National Research Council…
June 25, 2012Our Research Universities can Leap AheadThe Globe and Mail
In 2010, Congress asked a U.S. National Research Council committee for 10 measures to strengthen America’s top research universities, in order to secure the country’s prosperity and security. Our report was released this month, and while it was commissioned by Washington, it holds strategic lessons for Canada…
June 24, 2012University Embraces SummonsColumbia Daily Tribune
In essence, the council's report calls for a new social contract that includes federal responsibility earmarked specifically for research and graduate education support; each state's commitment to increase support for undergraduate education; and greater investment from the private sector to promote innovation, technology, human capital and their support facilities..…
June 24, 2012NRC Releases "Research Universities and the Future of America" ReportUniversity of Oklahoma
Over the course of then next year, NRC Committee members will be meeting with stakeholders across the country to seek further input and implementation of the recommendations. We will be inviting Committee members to the October COGR meeting to discuss concrete actions needed to achieve the goals outlined in the report.…
June 22, 2012Universities, Key to Prosperity
The National Research Council (NRC) committee that I chaired to assess the capacities of U.S. universities has now released recommendations for maintaining their role in national prosperity…
June 22, 2012Young Researchers Deserve More Support, Reviews Say
The National Academies report, which focused on all disciplines and looked at many other issues besides doctoral training, suggests a politically more palatable solution than cutting the number of students on research grants...
June 20, 2012Guest Commentary: The Future of the Research University
Last week, a landmark report on the future of public higher education in the United States was issued by the National Academies' National Research Council. The report is a wake-up call about the alarming direction of higher education…
June 20, 2012Breakthrough Actions That May Be Vital to Our Nation’s ProsperityUniversity Economic Development Association
A favorite quote from the report states “Our nation’s greatest asset is its people.” It is true, without people, our country cannot live up to the full potential that it has. You can read the Executive Summary from the NRC website…
June 19, 2012US Urged to Invest in its Research Universities Chemistry World
The report from the NRC, the working group of the US National Academies, offers 10 recommendations to implement over the next five to 10 years to help the US maintain top-quality research institutions and thrive economically. …
June 19, 2012Research Universities and the Future of AmericaWhite House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Research universities have made critical contributions to the American economy and society. However, persistent funding challenges threaten the vitality of U.S. research universities, according to a report requested by Congress, supported¬ by MacArthur, and written by a committee of the National Academy of Sciences…
June 18, 2012NRC Pushes Investment in U.S. Research UniversitiesEducation Week
If the United States is to remain globally competitive, a new report from the National Research Council says more public dollars need to flow into the country's research universities and institutions should become more efficient…
June 18, 2012National Academies’ Report Calls for Cyberinfrastructure Investment
Computing Community Consortium Blog
The report went on to identify 10 actions designed to revitalize university research and speed its translation into innovative products and services, streamline and improve productivity of research operations within universities, and build a pipeline of future talent in science, engineering, and other research areas...
June 18, 2012How to Save Research UniversitiesBio Techniques
Other countries are threatening US leadership in research and unless that shift is stemmed, the US will face grave economic consequences, according to a new report released by the National Research Council…
June 18, 2012Week in Review, or Reviewing Research UniversitiesNew Science Policy
The National Academies released their much-anticipated report “Research Universities and the Future of America: Ten Breakthrough Actions Vital to Our Nation’s Prosperity and Security” last week in a public briefing at their headquarters in Washington, DC. The report, requested by Congress and overseen by an all-star committee of university and industry leaders…
June 18, 2012National Research Council Report Underscores WVU's Direction, Leaders SayWVU Today
A report from the National Research Council on the importance research universities play in protecting the nation’s prosperity and security reinforces and supports the direction West Virginia University is headed, its leaders say, as well as underscores concerns the University has been voicing…
June 15, 2012Universities Feel the Heat Amid CutsThe Wall Street Journal
U.S. research universities "are in grave danger of not only losing their place of global leadership but of serious erosion in quality," the committee of 22 academic, business and nonprofit leaders warned in a 250-page report issued Thursday by the National Research Council. The report, commissioned by Congress…Reprint by eReprint by Fox News
June 15, 2012How to Stay on TopInside Higher Ed
At a time when federal and state politicians seem happy to cut and reluctant or unable to increase spending on higher education, a long-awaited report from the National Research Council, the policy arm of the National Academies, argues that the country cannot maintain its position as a leader in research without sustained investment in its public and private universities…
June 15, 2012GUEST COMMENTARY: Deaton Responds to National Research Council ReportMissourian
This report issues both a wake-up call about the alarming direction of higher education due to financial exigencies and a sound remedy to change course. Indeed, the council's report offers real hope for revitalizing public higher education's dynamic role in our society by offering a financial model of shared responsibility among citizens, business, government and philanthropic organizations…
June 15, 2012US Urged to Strengthen Efforts to Maintain World-Class Research Universities
American research universities are essential for U.S. prosperity and security, but the institutions are in danger of serious decline unless the federal government, states, and industry take action to ensure adequate, stable funding in the next decade, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. National Research Council…
June 15, 2012On the Failure of Legacy Governance at the University of VirginiaGlobal Higher Ed
Second, can the United States as a whole afford the kind of inept governance being demonstrated in Virginia right now? Interestingly, a new report Research Universities and the Future of America: Ten Breakthrough Actions Vital to Our Nation’s Prosperity and Security was issued yesterday by the National Academy of Sciences…
June 15, 2012NRC Issues Report on Research Universities and the Future of America
The NRC panel reported, “American research universities are essential for U.S. prosperity and security…The panel further reported that, “As trusted stewards of public funds, universities must also meet ‘bold goals’ to contain costs, enhance productivity, and improve educational pathways to careers both within and beyond academia.”…
June 15, 2012NRC Report on Research Universities and the Future of AmericaUniversity of California, Berkeley
This report was requested by Congress to assess the competitive position of U.S. research universities and to respond to the question: “What are the top ten actions that Congress, the federal government, state governments, research universities, and others can take to assure the ability of the American research university to maintain the excellence in research and doctoral education needed to help the United States compete, prosper, and achieve national goals for health, energy, the environment, and security in the global community of the 21st century?”…
June 14, 2012Holliday: Gathering Storm on Research Universities, Bloomberg TVBloomberg TV
Bank of America chairman and Chair, Committee on Research Universities Chad Holliday speaks with Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker about his innovation initiative. Holliday is leading a push for partnerships between corporations and universities to continue engineering and math success…
June 14, 2012Lessons for U.S. but also for Canada in Report on U.S. Universities
A report issued today by the National Research Council (NRC), the operating arm of the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering, in Washington, provides valuable reference points for Canada, says McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum…
June 14, 2012What the Doctor May Not Be Telling You
U.S. research universities need almost $100 billion in new federal support over the next decade to remain the best in the world, according to a report released today by the National Academies. The report, requested by Congress…
June 14, 2012Nation's Research Universities Are Offered Hope of Fatter Budgets—at a Price
The Chronicle of Higher Education
A report on the study, coordinated by the National Research Council at the request of four Democratic and Republican lawmakers, begins by affirming a widespread sense that years of steep budget cuts at the state and federal levels are endangering American research universities' global pre-eminence…
June 14, 2012Report: U.S. Must Fund Research Centers
The report by the National Research Council said research institutions, essential for U.S. prosperity and security, face critical financial challenges that threaten to erode the quality of research and education these universities can provide…
June 14, 2012U.S. Should Strengthen Support of Research Universities, Report Says
University of Michigan Record Update
A new report issued Thursday in Washington, D.C., by the National Research Council, the operating arm of the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering, also says universities must meet "bold goals" to contain costs, enhance productivity and improve educational pathways to careers both within and beyond academia…
June 14, 2012NRC Report on Research UniversitiesUniversity of Washington Federal Relations
This morning the National Research Council’s (NRC) Committee on Research Universities released the long anticipated 220-page report: Research Universities and the Future of America: Ten Breakthrough Actions Vital to Our Nation’s Prosperity and Security…
June 5, 2012America Must Invest in Research Universities — or Get Left BehindThe Week
Next week, on June 14, the National Research Council will release a report entitled "Research Universities and the Future of America: Ten Breakthrough Actions Vital to Our Nation's Prosperity and Security." This report will present the actions that...