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News Release 14-060

Excessive regulations turning scientists into bureaucrats

Increasing administrative requirements waste researcher time and taxpayer money

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The NSB report, "Reducing Investigators' Administrative Workload for Federally Funded Research," recommends limiting proposal requirements to those essential to evaluate merit; keeping reporting focused on outcomes; and automating payroll certification for effort reporting.

Credit: National Science Board

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