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University of Delaware Grad Students to Develop Code of Research Ethics in Novel Project
January 31, 2008
Three members of the University of Delaware faculty received a $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to pilot a novel ethics education project for science and engineering graduate students at the university. Research and Integrity in Science and Engineering, or RAISE, is an 18-month project designed to increase student awareness of research ethics through small-group discussions on issues.
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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) 2015, its budget is $7.3 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives about 48,000 competitive proposals for funding, and makes about 11,000 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $626 million in professional and service contracts yearly.
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