Federal Funds Survey FY 1992, 1993, and 1994, Vol. XLII

Technical Notes

Definitions - Federal Obligations for Research Performed at Universities and Colleges, by Detailed Field of Science

Only six agencies participate in the portion of the survey covering the funding of research at universities and colleges by detailed field of science. These six agencies represent approximately 96 percent of the Federal research obligations to universities and colleges. The six agencies are the Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy, and Health and Human Services; the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); and the National Science Foundation (NSF).