National Science Foundation
Rita R. Colwell

Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
Bennett I. Bertenthal

Division of Science Resources Studies
Mary J. Frase
Acting Division Director
Ronald S. Fecso

Human Resources Statistics Program
Mary J. Golladay
Program Director

Division of Science Resources Studies
The Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS) fulfills the legislative mandate of the National Science Foundation Act to ...

provide a central clearinghouse for the collection, interpretation, and analysis of data on scientific and engineering resources and to provide a source of information for policy formulation by other agencies of the Federal Government...

To carry out this mandate, SRS designs, supports, and directs periodic surveys as well as a variety of other data collections and research projects. These surveys yield the materials for SRS staff to compile, analyze, and disseminate quantitative information about domestic and international resources devoted to science, engineering, and technology.

If you have any comments or suggestions about this or any other SRS product or report, we would like to hear from you. Please direct your comments to:

National Science Foundation
Division of Science Resources Studies
4201 Wilson Blvd., Suite 965
Arlington, VA 22230
Telephone: (703) 306-1780
Fax: (703) 306-0510

Suggested Citation top

National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Studies, Science and Engineering Doctorate Awards: 1998, NSF 00-304, Author, Susan T. Hill (Arlington, VA 2000).

October 1999

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Acknowledgments top

The development of Science and Engineering Doctorate Awards: 1998, was managed by Susan T. Hill, Director, Doctorate Data Project, National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS), Human Resources Statistics Program (HRS), under the overall direction of Mary J. Golladay, Program Director, NSF, SRS, HRS and Mary J. Frase, Acting Division Director. Anne Houghton, Julia Harriston, and Tanya Gore of the Publications Management Group of SRS, provided copyediting, processing, and final composition for this report. Quantum Research Corp. (QRC) of Bethesda, MD prepared the tables. QRC staff members who worked on this project were Joe Singh, Teresa L. Grimes, and George J. Nozicka.

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