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National Science Foundation

NSF Director Subra Suresh, Academic and Scientific Community Outreach Event, Edificio de Telefonica, Santiago, Chile,
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Slide title: NSF by the Numbers

Slide image: Bar graph called "NSF Support of Academic Basic Research in Selected Fields (as a percentage of total federal support)"
All Science and Engineering Fields 21%
Engineering 39%
Physical Sciences 47%
Environmental Sciences 57%
Social Sciences 57%
Mathematics 65%
Biology* 68% [*Excludes the National Institutes of Health.]
Computer Science 82%

Source: NSF Survey of Federal Funds for Research and Development.

Slide background image: Photo illustration of Earth from space

Background image credit: John Prusinski, National Science Foundation

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