April 2005 - NSF Deputy Director speaks at French-American Foundation

Dr. Joseph Bordogna

Dr. Joseph Bordogna

April 22, 2005

April 8, 2005.  Dr. Joseph Bordogna, Deputy Director of the NSF, was invited by the French-American Foundation and the Association Nationale de la Recherche Technique in France to give a lecture in Paris as part of a series called How do we use the American Model to Clarify the French debates?  Dr. Bordogna's talk was entitled "The Promotion of Excellence in Research:  The Experience of the National Science Foundation."  The complete text of his lecture is available via this link.


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