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Media Advisory 19-007

Media call: Upcoming study on research security

Interview opportunity on findings from independent group

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NSF-commissioned, independent report focuses on maintaining security in basic research.


December 3, 2019

Media are invited to join a 30-minute call to learn about the upcoming release of the report the National Science Foundation (NSF) has commissioned from the independent JASON advisory group on maintaining basic research security in a rapidly changing world.

RSVP 24 hours ahead of time is required for participation. Please contact rmargett@nsf.gov with the subject line “NSF JASON media call.” The call is for members of the media only.

When: 9:30 a.m. EST, Dec. 11, 2019

Where: RSVP for call-in information

Who: Scheduled participants include Rebecca Keiser, head of the NSF Office of International Science and Engineering, and Jim Ulvestad, NSF Chief Officer for Research Facilities

What: NSF staff availability to answer questions regarding the release of upcoming JASON report.

RSVP: Contact rmargett@nsf.gov

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Media Contacts
Media Affairs, NSF, 703-292-7090, email: media@nsf.gov

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