June Issue of BioScience Now Available
The June 2021 issue of BioScience is now available on the Oxford University Press website.    Related StoriesMay Issue of BioScience Now AvailableUsing Citations to Find Scientific CommunitiesUrban Ecology, Segregation, and the Work of the Baltimore Field Station  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 8, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Endorses Statement on Open Science, Sustainable Public Access Principles
AIBS has joined a group of 110 publishers, scientific societies, associations, and research-related organizations in expressing a commitment to advancing scientific communication through high-quality publications and responsible and sustainable public access.    Related StoriesSocieties Offer Recommendations on Legislative Proposals for NSFBiden Unveils FY 2022 Budget Request, Proposes Large Boosts for ScienceAsk Your Senators to Support Investment in NSF  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 7, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Stakeholders Urge Robust Investments in Climate-Focused Agricultural Programs
More than 450 scientific, agricultural, and rural development organizations and businesses have called on Congressional leadership to invest at least $200 billion over ten years to strengthen conservation, research, renewable energy, forestry, and regional food system and supply chain resilience programs.    Related StoriesAIBS Endorses Statement on Open Science, Sustainable Public Access PrinciplesSocieties Offer Recommendations on Legislative Proposals for NSFBiden Unveils FY 2022 Budget Request, Proposes Large Boosts for Science  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 7, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

NSF Slated for a 20 Percent Increase in Budget, New Technology Directorate
The President has proposed increasing the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) budget by 20 percent in fiscal year (FY) 2022 and creating a new commercialization focused directorate at the science agency.    Related StoriesStakeholders Urge Robust Investments in Climate-Focused Agricultural ProgramsAIBS Endorses Statement on Open Science, Sustainable Public Access PrinciplesBiden Unveils FY 2022 Budget Request, Proposes Large Boosts for Science  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 7, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesNSF Slated for 20 Percent Budget Increase, New Technology DirectorateStakeholders Urge Robust Investments in Climate-Focused Agricultural ProgramsAIBS Endorses Statement on Open Science, Sustainable Public Access Principles  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 7, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Biden Unveils FY 2022 Budget Request, Proposes Large Boosts for Science
On May 28, 2021, President Joe Biden released his much awaited budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2022, proposing large budget increases for several federal science agencies.    Related StoriesSocieties Offer Recommendations on Legislative Proposals for NSFAsk Your Senators to Support Investment in NSFLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 1, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Ask Your Senators to Support Investment in NSF
Please show your support for the National Science Foundation (NSF) by asking your Senators to sign a Dear Colleague Letter in support of funding the agency at $10 billion in 2022.    Related StoriesLatest Public Policy ReportEndless Frontier Act Advances in Senate After Major AmendmentsSocieties Call For Increased Support for Microbiome Research Across Agencies  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 27, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Societies Offer Recommendations on Legislative Proposals for NSF
AIBS has joined a group of scientific societies in providing recommendations to lawmakers on legislation pertaining to the National Science Foundation.    Related StoriesSocieties Call For Increased Support for Microbiome Research Across AgenciesAIBS Endorses NSF for the Future ActAsk Your Senators to Support Investment in NSF  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 27, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesEndless Frontier Act Advances in Senate After Major AmendmentsSocieties Call For Increased Support for Microbiome Research Across AgenciesAIBS Endorses NSF for the Future Act  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 24, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Endless Frontier Act Advances in Senate After Major Amendments
The Endless Frontier Act or EFA (S. 1260), which proposes establishing a new commercialization-focused directorate at the National Science Foundation (NSF), has been approved by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and is currently being debated on the Senate floor.    Related StoriesSocieties Call For Increased Support for Microbiome Research Across AgenciesAIBS Endorses NSF for the Future ActBiological Sciences Congressional District Visits  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 24, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Societies Call For Increased Support for Microbiome Research Across Agencies
AIBS has joined a group of 24 scientific societies and organizations in requesting increased coordination and support for microbiome research across Federal science agencies.    Related StoriesAIBS Endorses NSF for the Future ActAIBS Joins Community in Supporting Diversification of Federal Science Advisory CommitteesBiological Sciences Congressional District Visits  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 17, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Endorses NSF for the Future Act
AIBS has endorsed bipartisan legislation to expand the National Science Foundation's mission and budget.    Related StoriesAIBS Joins Community in Supporting Diversification of Federal Science Advisory CommitteesAIBS Submits Testimony in Support of FY 2022 Funding for NSFBiological Sciences Congressional District Visits  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Biological Sciences Congressional District Visits
Each year, the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) organizes an opportunity for scientists to inform the nation’s science policy. The Biological Sciences Congressional District Visits event enables scientists to meet with their federal or state elected officials in their home state – not in Washington, DC – and allows policymakers to learn first-hand about the science and research facilities in their district.    Related StoriesLatest Public Policy ReportNSF Releases Report on Underrepresented Minorities in ScienceWriting for Impact and Influence  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 11, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

May Issue of BioScience Now Available
The May 2021 issue of BioScience is now available on the Oxford University Press website.    Related StoriesUsing Citations to Find Scientific CommunitiesUrban Ecology, Segregation, and the Work of the Baltimore Field StationIn Their Own Words - John E. Burris  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 11, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

NSF Releases Report on Underrepresented Minorities in Science
NSF's National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics has released its 2021 Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering report, which provides statistical information about participation levels of underrepresented groups in science and engineering education and employment.    Related StoriesAIBS Joins Community in Supporting Diversification of Federal Science Advisory CommitteesAIBS Submits Testimony in Support of FY 2022 Funding for NSFLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 10, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesNSF Releases Report on Underrepresented Minorities in ScienceAIBS Joins Community in Supporting Diversification of Federal Science Advisory CommitteesAIBS Submits Testimony in Support of FY 2022 Funding for NSF  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 10, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Writing for Impact and Influence
AIBS offers this professional development program designed to help scientists, including graduate students, hone their written communication skills to increase the impact and influence of their message.    Related StoriesWriting for Impact and InfluenceAIBS Communications Boot Camp for ScientistsEnabling Interdisciplinary and Team Science  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 6, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Submits Testimony in Support of FY 2022 Funding for NSF
AIBS has provided written testimony to the House Appropriations Committee regarding fiscal year (FY) 2022 funding for the National Science Foundation.    Related StoriesAIBS Submits Testimony in Support of FY 2022 Funding for Smithsonian Institution, USGS, USFWS, and EPALatest Public Policy ReportScientists Meet with Lawmakers Virtually in AIBS Advocacy Event  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 30, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Joins Community in Supporting Diversification of Federal Science Advisory Committees
AIBS has joined a group of scientific, professional, and academic organizations in sending a letter to federal science agencies and departments in support of diversifying the science advisory committees.    Related StoriesAIBS Submits Testimony in Support of FY 2022 Funding for NSFLatest Public Policy ReportScientists Meet with Lawmakers Virtually in AIBS Advocacy Event  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 30, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

White House Announces Additional Science Nominees
Last week, President Biden announced the names of several additional nominees for leadership positions in his Administration.    Related StoriesAIBS Submits Testimony in Support of FY 2022 Funding for Smithsonian Institution, USGS, USFWS, and EPALatest Public Policy ReportScientists Call for Implementing a Community Vision for the Future of Biodiversity Collections  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 26, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Bipartisan Group Introduces Updated Endless Frontier Act
On April 21, 2021, a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a revised version of the Endless Frontier Act (EFA)—a bill that would create a technology-focused directorate within the National Science Foundation (NSF).    Related StoriesWhite House Announces Additional Science NomineesAIBS Submits Testimony in Support of FY 2022 Funding for Smithsonian Institution, USGS, USFWS, and EPALatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 26, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Scientists Meet with Lawmakers Virtually in AIBS Advocacy Event
Scientists from across the country participated in a virtual advocacy event organized by AIBS on April 19-23, 2021 to discuss federal investments in scientific research and education with lawmakers.    Related StoriesBipartisan Group Introduces Updated Endless Frontier ActWhite House Announces Additional Science NomineesAIBS Submits Testimony in Support of FY 2022 Funding for Smithsonian Institution, USGS, USFWS, and EPA  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 26, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesScientists Meet with Lawmakers Virtually in AIBS Advocacy EventBipartisan Group Introduces Updated Endless Frontier ActWhite House Announces Additional Science Nominees  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 26, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Submits Testimony in Support of FY 2022 Funding for Smithsonian Institution, USGS, USFWS, and EPA
AIBS has provided written testimony to Congress regarding fiscal year (FY) 2022 funding for biological research programs within the Smithsonian Institution, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).    Related StoriesLatest Public Policy ReportScientists Call for Implementing a Community Vision for the Future of Biodiversity CollectionsInfrastructure Plan Calls for Major Investments in Research  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 16, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

In Their Own Words - John E. Burris
This episode is the next in our oral history series, In Their Own Words. These pieces chronicle the stories of scientists who have made great contributions to their fields, particularly within the biological sciences. Each month, we will publish in the pages of BioScience, and on this podcast, the results of these conversations. John E. Burris is emeritus president of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. He is also a past president of AIBS. Note: Both the text and audio versions have been edited for clarity and length.    Related StoriesUsing Citations to Find Scientific CommunitiesUrban Ecology, Segregation, a...
Source: Eye on Education - April 14, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Field Experiences Shape Students ’ Careers, But They Need to Offer Better Pay, Flexibility, and Inclusion
In our recent study published in BioScience, students' statements about undertaking field experiences shared a similar sentiment — one of frustration.    Related StoriesScientists Call for Implementing a Community Vision for the Future of Biodiversity CollectionsMarch Issue of BioScience Now AvailableSea Turtles in the News: What’s the Real Story?  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 14, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

House Science Committee Introduces Bill to Expand NSF, Double Funding
New legislation introduced by House Science Committee leadership proposes doubling the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) budget over five years and creating a new Directorate for Science and Engineering Solutions (SES) that will enable NSF to accelerate the translation of science and technology into solutions to society’s major challenges.    Related StoriesAsk Your Representatives to Support Investment in NSFLatest Public Policy ReportSupporting Early-Career Researchers Act Advances in House  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Biden Proposes Significant Boosts for Science
On April 9, 2021, the White House released President Biden’s much awaited budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2022, outlining the Administration’s priorities and proposing large increases for several federal science agencies.    Related StoriesHouse Science Committee Introduces Bill to Expand NSF, Double FundingAsk Your Representatives to Support Investment in NSFLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Infrastructure Plan Calls for Major Investments in Research
President Joe Biden has proposed investing $250 billion in the U.S. research enterprise under his broad infrastructure plan geared towards rebuilding the country’s infrastructure, creating jobs, and enabling the U.S. to “out-compete China.”    Related StoriesBiden Proposes Significant Boosts for ScienceHouse Science Committee Introduces Bill to Expand NSF, Double FundingAsk Your Representatives to Support Investment in NSF  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Scientists Call for Implementing a Community Vision for the Future of Biodiversity Collections
A new Viewpoint article in BioScience discusses the necessary steps for the biodiversity collections community to position itself as an important catalyst of research.    Related StoriesInfrastructure Plan Calls for Major Investments in ResearchBiden Proposes Significant Boosts for ScienceHouse Science Committee Introduces Bill to Expand NSF, Double Funding  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesScientists Call for Implementing a Community Vision for the Future of Biodiversity CollectionsInfrastructure Plan Calls for Major Investments in ResearchBiden Proposes Significant Boosts for Science  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Writing for Impact and Influence
AIBS offers this professional development program designed to help scientists, including graduate students, hone their written communication skills to increase the impact and influence of their message.    Related StoriesAIBS Communications Boot Camp for ScientistsEnabling Interdisciplinary and Team Science2021 Virtual Advocacy Event  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 6, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Ask Your Representative to Support Investment in NSF
Congress has started debate on funding levels for federal programs for fiscal year 2022. Please show your support for the National Science Foundation (NSF) by asking your Representative to sign a Dear Colleague Letter in support of funding the agency at $10 billion in 2022.    Related StoriesLatest Public Policy ReportSupporting Early-Career Researchers Act Advances in HouseReport Shows Diminished Federal Science Workforce  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 2, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Enter the Faces of Biology Photo Contest
for a chance to win $250 and to have your photo appear on the cover of the journal BioScience.    Related StoriesAIBS Announces Diversity PlanAIBS Selects Winners of 2020 Photo Contest  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 1, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Biden Nominates Former Senator to Lead NASA
President Biden has nominated former Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) to serve as Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a position that requires Senate confirmation.    Related StoriesMore than 200 Organizations Urge Biden to Champion RISE ActAIBS Letter of Support for the Confirmation of Dr. Eric Lander as OSTP DirectorStakeholder Community Urges Lawmakers to Increase Allocations for Agricultural Programs  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 29, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Report Shows Diminished Federal Science Workforce
A new report by Democratic lawmakers on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology warns about a “dangerously diminished” federal science workforce.    Related StoriesBiden Nominates Former Senator to Lead NASAMore than 200 Organizations Urge Biden to Champion RISE ActAIBS Letter of Support for the Confirmation of Dr. Eric Lander as OSTP Director  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 29, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Supporting Early-Career Researchers Act Advances in House
The House Science Committee has advanced the Supporting Early-Career Researchers Act (H.R. 144), which would authorize $250 million for the National Science Foundation over fiscal years 2021 and 2022 “to prevent the loss of research talent due to job market disruptions caused by any economic decline during and after the pandemic.”    Related StoriesReport Shows Diminished Federal Science WorkforceBiden Nominates Former Senator to Lead NASAMore than 200 Organizations Urge Biden to Champion RISE Act  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 29, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesSupporting Early-Career Researchers Act Advances in HouseReport Shows Diminished Federal Science WorkforceBiden Nominates Former Senator to Lead NASA  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 29, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

More than 200 Organizations Urge Biden to Champion RISE Act
A coalition of more than 200 scientific and academic stakeholder groups have asked President Biden to champion the Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act (H.R.869, S.289) and support full funding for the initiatives the legislation would create.    Related StoriesAIBS Letter of Support for the Confirmation of Dr. Eric Lander as OSTP DirectorStakeholder Community Urges Lawmakers to Increase Allocations for Agricultural ProgramsAIBS Statement on Violence Against Asian American, Pacific Islander Community  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 25, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Letter of Support for the Confirmation of Dr. Eric Lander as OSTP Director
The Honorable Chuck Schumer Senate Majority Leader 322 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510    Related StoriesStakeholder Community Urges Lawmakers to Increase Allocations for Agricultural ProgramsAIBS Statement on Violence Against Asian American, Pacific Islander CommunityLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 23, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Statement on Violence Against Asian American, Pacific Islander Community
The American Institute of Biological Sciences vehemently denounces the hate and violence that led to the deaths of the innocent during the March 16 shooting in Atlanta, Georgia, and the increasing violence against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.    Related StoriesStakeholder Community Urges Lawmakers to Increase Allocations for Agricultural ProgramsAIBS Supports Call for a Climate Leader in the Department of EducationScience Groups Call for Increased Federal Investment in Agricultural Research  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 21, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Stakeholder Community Urges Lawmakers to Increase Allocations for Agricultural Programs
More than 90 stakeholder groups, including AIBS, have called on legislators to increase overall funding allocations for Appropriations Committees in Fiscal Year 2022, as well as the respective allocations for Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittees, in order to significantly increase discretionary funding for crucial U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs.    Related StoriesAIBS Supports Call for a Climate Leader in the Department of EducationLatest Public Policy ReportResearch Provisions in the Pandemic Relief Legislation  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 19, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Is Grant Review Feedback Perceived as Fair or Useful?
AIBS published a study on research funding applicant perceptions of the effectiveness and appropriateness of peer review feedback. The results suggested that only 56–60% of applicants determined the feedback to be appropriate and less than 40% of applicants found the feedback to be very useful in improving future submissions. Some of these perceptions were dependent on race and gender, independent of funding success.    Related StoriesAIBS Examines Method to Identify Scientific Communities in Citation Graphs  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 18, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

China Announces Plan to Boost Research Spending
China approved its government’s 14th five-year plan during the annual session of the National People’s Congress in Beijing. The plan describes China’s vision for social and economic development and sets a target of increasing government investment in research and development (R&D) by at least 7 percent annually over the next five years.    Related StoriesAIBS Supports Call for a Climate Leader in the Department of EducationPublic Policy Office 2020 Annual ReportCoalition Submits FY 2022 Funding Request for AFRI  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 15, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

NASEM Report: Pandemic Has Negatively Impacted Women in STEMM
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) presents preliminary evidence indicating that the COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted women in academic science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM) fields in a number of areas, including productivity, work-life boundary control, networking and community building, and mental well-being.    Related StoriesChina Announces Plan to Boost Research SpendingAIBS Supports Call for a Climate Leader in the Department of EducationPublic Policy Office 2020 Annual Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 15, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Research Provisions in the Pandemic Relief Legislation
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 220-211, along party lines, to approve the American Rescue Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319) on March 10, 2021. The Senate had earlier passed the bill on a 50-49 vote, also along party lines. President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion measure into law on March 11.    Related StoriesNASEM Report: Pandemic Has Negatively Impacted Women in STEMMChina Announces Plan to Boost Research SpendingAIBS Supports Call for a Climate Leader in the Department of Education  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 15, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesResearch Provisions in the Pandemic Relief LegislationNASEM Report: Pandemic Has Negatively Impacted Women in STEMMChina Announces Plan to Boost Research Spending  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 15, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Supports Call for a Climate Leader in the Department of Education
AIBS has joined a coalition of science, environmental, and educational stakeholders in urging newly confirmed Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to identify climate and environmental justice as a priority area for the Department of Education and create a new position reporting directly to the Secretary with a mandate to lead and coordinate the Department’s climate work.    Related StoriesScience Groups Call for Increased Federal Investment in Agricultural ResearchScientific Organizations Highlight Biodiversity Collections in Letter to House Science CommitteePublic Policy Office 2020 Annual Report&...
Source: Eye on Education - March 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Public Policy Office 2020 Annual Report
The AIBS Public Policy Office has released its annual report for 2020. Read about our achievements in science policy.    Related StoriesCoalition Submits FY 2022 Funding Request for AFRIAsk Your Members of Congress to Cosponsor the RISE ActScience Groups Call for Increased Federal Investment in Agricultural Research  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 11, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Coalition Submits FY 2022 Funding Request for AFRI
A coalition of scientific societies, including AIBS, has requested congressional appropriators to provide at least $600 million in fiscal year (FY) 2022 to the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s largest competitive extramural research grant program.    Related StoriesAsk Your Members of Congress to Cosponsor the RISE ActScience Groups Call for Increased Federal Investment in Agricultural ResearchScientific Organizations Highlight Biodiversity Collections in Letter to House Science Committee  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - March 10, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news