National Science Board to Meet Sept. 28-29
The National Science Board (NSB) will hold its 388th meeting Sept. 28-29, 2005, at the National Science Foundation (NSF) headquarters, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. This is one of NSB's regular meetings related to general national science and engineering policy issues of interest and specific NSF activities. Media representatives are invited to attend all open sessions, subject to provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act.
Highlights of open sessions include:Sept. 28
Visitors to the sessions should register at the security desk, 9th & Stuart Streets entrance. Click here for directions.
Pre-publication drafts of two recent NSB reports are now available online:Long-lived Digital Data Collections: Enabling Research and Education in the 21st Century
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2016, its budget is $7.5 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 48,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $626 million in professional and service contracts yearly.
Useful NSF Web Sites: