National Patterns of R & D Resources: 2015-16 Data Update
This report provides current data on the levels and key trends of the performance and funding of research and development in the United States, with comparisons to the historical record (back to 1953). Detailed statistical tables present data on U.S. R&D expenditures by performing sector, source of funds, type of R&D, and state. Data are drawn from five surveys from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - May 21, 2018 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Federal R & D Funding, by Budget Function: Fiscal Years 2016-18
This report contains data on the budget authority provided to U.S. federal agencies to fund the research and development and R&D plant components of their programs in FYs 2016-18. The 24 detailed statistical tables in this report provide this budget authority detail by agency and major programs for each of the categories in which R&D is present. Data were compiled for the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - April 24, 2018 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2016 Report
This report summarizes trends in U.S. doctoral education by using data from the 2016 Survey of Earned Doctorates, an annual census of research doctorate recipients from U.S. universities. Important trends in this population are highlighted in this report-including the representation of women, minorities, and foreign nationals; fields that are attracting graduate students; time to complete doctoral degree; and employment opportunities after graduation. A total of 72 data tables accompany the report. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - March 29, 2018 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Definitions of Research and Development: An Annotated Compilation of Official Sources
This publication provides definitions of research and development from several U.S. and international sources. It serves as a reference for researchers and other users of data on R&D expenditures. The definitions, drawn from their original sources and unedited, are organized into four sections. The first presents statistical definitions of R&D from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Frascati Manual 2015. The next three sections are organized by sectors of the U.S. economy that perform or fund R&D-businesses (II), the federal government and state governments (III), and academic and...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - March 22, 2018 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 2015
Tables from the 2015 Survey of Doctorate Recipients (SDR) present data on the demographic characteristics, labor force status, occupations, employment, and median annual salaries of individuals with a U.S. research doctoral doctorate in a science, engineering, or health (SEH) field. The SDR is sponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) within the National Science Foundation (NSF) and by the National Institutes of Health. NCSES significantly expanded the sample size for the 2015 SDR to produce estimates of employment characteristics by more than 200 fields of study. In addition, the SDR ...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - March 12, 2018 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Business Research and Development and Innovation: 2014
The 65 detailed statistical tables in this report present 2014 data on domestic and global research and development expenditures and the R&D workforce, intellectual property, technology transfer, and innovation activities for companies operating in the United States. These data were collected by the Business R&D Innovation Survey (BRDIS), conducted annually by the U.S. Census Bureau for the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. BRDIS findings are used by government agencies, corporations, research organizations, and academics to assess trends in the performan...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - March 12, 2018 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Federally Funded R & D Centers Continue Increase to $19.2 Billion in R & D Spending in FY 2016
The nation's 42 federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs) spent $19.2 billion on R&D in FY 2016, an annual increase of just over 4% in current dollars. In constant 2009 dollars, the total spent on R&D within FFRDCs rose 3.0% from FY 2015 to FY 2016. Data are from the FY 2016 FFRDC Research and Development Survey, conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - February 21, 2018 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

FFRDC Research and Development Expenditures: Fiscal Year 2016
These tables provide data on R&D expenditures for federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs). Expenditures data are displayed for individually named FFRDCs, by source of funding, and type of R&D. Data are from the FY 2016 FFRDC Research and Development Survey, conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - February 21, 2018 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering: Fall 2016
These tables provide detailed data on graduate students and postdoctoral appointees in science, engineering, and selected health fields. Trend data are provided on graduate student enrollment, postdoctoral appointments, and other doctorate-holding nonfaculty researcher (NFR) appointments, as well as counts of graduate students, postdoctoral appointees, and NFRs by characteristics, such as sex, race and ethnicity, citizenship, field, and primary source and mechanism of support. Data are from the Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering: Fall 2016, sponsored by the National Center for Science...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - February 21, 2018 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Full-Time Graduate Enrollment in Science and Engineering Continues to Grow in 2016 Due to Increased Enrollment by Foreign Students on Temporary Visas
The number of full-time graduate students enrolled in science and engineering (S&E) programs rose 0.8% in 2016 after rising by 2.8% in 2015. The 2016 increase was due to a 2.1% increase in the full-time enrollment of foreign students with temporary visas. In 2016, full-time S&E foreign graduate student enrollment grew to 210,260 and represented 45% of all full-time S&E graduate students. In contrast, full-time S&E graduate enrollment of U.S. citizens and permanent residents declined for the fifth year in a row. Data are from the 2016 Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering....
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - February 8, 2018 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Science and Engineering Indicators 2018
is now available. Published by the National Science Board, this biennial report provides a broad base of high-quality quantitative data about the U.S. and international science and engineering enterprise. Accompanying the report is a digest drawing attention to important trends and data points, as well as the State Indicators data tool that enables interactive exploration of U.S. state-specific indicators in science and engineering. The complete content of this digital report, including supporting detailed data tables, is available for download and sharing. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - January 18, 2018 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

U.S. R & D Increased by $20 Billion in 2015, to $495 Billion; Estimates for 2016 Indicate a Rise to $510 Billion
New data indicate that research and development performed in the United States totaled $495.1 billion in 2015. The estimated total for 2016, based on performer-reported expectations, is $510.0 billion. These numbers compare to U.S. R&D totals of $454.0 billion in 2013 and $475.4 billion in 2014. In 2008-just before the onset of the main economic effects of the national and international financial crisis and the Great Recession-the U.S. total was $404.8 billion. Data are from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 14, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

State Government R & D Expenditures Increase 3.1% in FY 2016
State government agency expenditures for research and development totaled $2.3 billion in FY 2016, an increase of 3.1% from FY 2015. Five state governments (California, New York, Texas, Florida, and Ohio) accounted for 64% of all state government R&D in FY 2016. This InfoBrief presents summary statistics from the FY 2016 Survey of State Government Research and Development, sponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 13, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Survey of State Government Research and Development: FY 2016
The 21 tables in this report present FY 2016 and time series data for the 50 states and the District of Columbia on total R&D expenditures, intramural and extramural performers, source of funds, and R&D by governmental function by state and department or agency. These data were collected by the Survey of State Government Research and Development, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau for the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 13, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Science and Engineering State Profiles: Fall 2017 update
Updated data for Science and Engineering State Profiles are now available. This product provides state-level rankings and totals of science and engineering data for the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The data tool allows users to compare state profiles for up to seven states or download the entire data set. Science and Engineering State Profiles is produced by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 7, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2016
This release provides detailed tabular data from the 2016 Survey of Earned Doctorates, an annual census of all individuals receiving a research doctorate from U.S. universities during the 2015-16 academic year. Data tables show important trends in the U.S. doctorate population-including the representation of women, minorities, and foreign nationals; emergence of new fields of study; doctoral degree completion time; and employment plans after graduation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 6, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Universities Report Increased Federal R & D Funding after 4-year Decline; R & D Fields Revised for FY 2016
Federal funding of higher education R&D increased in both current and constant dollars for the first time in 5 years. Between FY 2015 and FY 2016, funding increased 2.5% in current dollars to $38.8 billion (a 1.4% increase when adjusted for inflation). The share of higher education R&D supported by the federal government continues to decline, however. Universities report that since 2011 federally funded expenditures have dropped from 62.5% to 54.0% of total R&D expenditures. These data are from the 2016 Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey by the National Center for Science and Engineering St...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 30, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Higher Education Research and Development: Fiscal Year 2016
The tables present data for the FY 2016 Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey, from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) within the National Science Foundation. Data are provided on R&D expenditures at higher education institutions across all academic disciplines. Tables include R&D expenditures by institution, R&D field, geographic area, source of funds, type of work (basic research, applied research, and experimental development), cost categories (salaries, software, equipment, and indirect costs), and trends over time. Additionally for FY 2016, the fields of re...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 30, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Science and Engineering Publication Output Trends: 2014 Shows Rise of Developing Country Output while Developed Countries Dominate Highly Cited Publications
Science and engineering (S&E) research has traditionally been presented in peer-reviewed S&E journals, books, and conference proceedings, and this publication output can be used as an indicator of scientific activity. New data show that S&E publication output has continued to grow, reaching 2.3 million globally in 2014. This reflects a worldwide average annual growth rate of 6% between 2004 and 2014. The United States and China were the two largest producers of scientific publications in 2014 (19% and 17% of the world total). Data were tabulated by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics. (So...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - October 31, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Rates of Innovation among U.S. Businesses Stay Steady: Data from the 2014 Business R & D and Innovation Survey
Fifteen percent of an estimated 1.3 million for-profit companies introduced one or more product or process innovations in 2012-14 (9% product innovations, and 12% process innovations). Innovation rates are similar to those from 2009-11 when 14% of companies introduced one or more product or process innovations (9% product innovations, and 10% process innovations). Data are from the 2014 Business R&D and Innovation Survey (BRDIS), from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - August 28, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Federal Support for Science and Engineering to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions: Fiscal Year 2015
Tables present FY 2015 data on federal obligations to academic and nonprofit institutions for science and engineering research and development. Data include type of activity and trends, as well as ranking by state, agency, and individual institution. Data are from the Survey of Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - August 24, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Business R & D Performed in the United States Reached $356 Billion in 2015
Businesses spent $356 billion on research and development performance in the United States in 2015, up 4.4% from the $341 billion spent in 2014. Funding from the companies'own sources was $297 billion in 2015, a 5.0% increase from 2014. Funding from other sources was $59 billion in 2015 and $58 billion in 2014. Data for this InfoBrief are from the Business R&D and Innovation Survey, developed and cosponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Census Bureau. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - August 22, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Federal Science and Engineering Obligations to Universities and Colleges Declined 2% in FY 2015
Federal agencies obligated $30.5 billion to 1,016 academic institutions for science and engineering (S&E) activities in FY 2015, a decrease from the previous year by 2% in current dollars and 3% after adjusting for inflation. Within the six categories of federal academic S&E obligations-research and development; R&D plant; facilities and equipment for instruction in S&E; fellowships, traineeships, and training grants; general support for S&E; and other S&E activities-only fellowships, traineeships, and training grants showed an increase ($8 million, or 1%). These data are from the Survey of Federal ...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - July 7, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

The 2015 Survey of Doctorate Recipients Expands Its Population Coverage and Reporting on Field of Study
The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) within the National Science Foundation (NSF) significantly expanded the sample size for the 2015 Survey of Doctorate Recipients to produce estimates of employment characteristics by more than 200 fields of study. In addition, the SDR now represents all nationally and internationally residing U.S.-trained doctorate holders. In 2015, an estimated 1,047,900 individuals worldwide held U.S. research doctoral degrees in science, engineering, and health (SEH) fields including 127,800 doctorate holders living abroad. The proportion of U.S.-residing SEH doctorate ho...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - June 28, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2015 Report
This report summarizes trends in U.S. doctoral education by using data from the Survey of Earned Doctorates, an annual census of research doctorate recipients from U.S. universities. Important trends in this population are highlighted in this report including the representation of women, minorities, and foreign nationals; emergence of new fields of study; time to complete doctoral degree; and employment opportunities after graduation. A total of 72 data tables accompany the report. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - June 28, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Science and Engineering State Profiles: Spring 2017 update
Updated data for Science and Engineering State Profiles are now available. This product provides state-level rankings and totals of science and engineering data for the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The data tool allows users to compare state profiles for up to seven states or download the entire data set. Science and Engineering State Profiles is produced by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - May 22, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

U.S. Companies Performed $73 Billion in R & D Outside the United States in 2013
U.S. companies performed $73 billion in research and development outside the United States in 2013, or 18% of their worldwide total R&D performance. These same companies performed $323 billion of R&D in the United States. These estimates include the R&D of U.S.-owned companies and U.S. subsidiaries of foreign-owned companies, but they exclude the foreign R&D of companies not owned or controlled by the surveyed U.S.-located companies. Data are from the Business R&D and Innovation Survey, conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Sourc...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - April 11, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 2015-17
These detailed tables present data on the research and development obligations and outlays of federal agencies. Obligations are provided by type of R&D (basic research, applied research, development, and R&D plant), agency, field of science or engineering (for research only), geographic area, and performer. Data are from the Survey of Federal Funds for Research and Development, sponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation, and are the primary source of information about federal funding for R&D. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - April 5, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Master Government List of Federally Funded R & D Centers: FY 2017
The Master Government list of Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs), maintained by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation, has been updated for 2017. FFRDCs are listed by sponsoring agency, administrator type, location, and type of activity. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - March 30, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Science and Engineering State Profiles: 2017 Update
Updated data for Science and Engineering State Profiles are now available. This product provides state-level rankings and totals of science and engineering data for the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The data tool allows users to compare state profiles for up to seven states or download the entire data set. Science and Engineering State Profiles is produced by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - March 30, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Total Federal Research and Development Funding Down 1% in FY 2015, but Funding for Research Up 1%
Current-dollar federal obligations for all research and development and R&D plant decreased 1% from FY 2014 to FY 2015 to $131.4 billion. Agencies estimate an 8% increase to $142.6 billion in FY 2016 and project a 2% increase to $145.4 billion in FY 2017. Obligations for research increased 1% to $63.6 billion in FY 2015. Data are from the Survey of Federal Funds for Research and Development: FYs 2015-17, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - March 21, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

National Patterns of R & D Resources: 2014 & ndash;15 Data Update
This report provides current data on the levels and key trends of the performance and funding of research and development in the United States, with comparisons to the historical record (back to 1953). Detailed statistical tables present data on U.S. R&D expenditures by performing sector, source of funds, type of R&D, and state. Data are drawn from five surveys from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation surveys. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - March 14, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Federally Funded R & D Centers Rebound to $18.5 Billion in R & D Spending in FY 2015
The nation's 42 federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs) spent $18.5 billion on R&D in FY 2015, a 4.2% increase from FY 2014. This increase returned the total to just above the level reported in FY 2012 following 2 years of declining or flat expenditures. In constant 2009 dollars, the total spent on R&D within FFRDCs rose 3.1% from FY 2014 to FY 2015. Data are from the FY 2015 FFRDC Research and Development Survey, conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - March 7, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

FFRDC Research and Development Expenditures: Fiscal Year 2015
These tables provide data on R&D expenditures for federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs). Expenditures data are displayed for individually named FFRDCs, by source of funding, type of administrator, and type of R&D. Data are from the FY 2015 FFRDC Research and Development Survey, conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - March 7, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Research Space at Academic Institutions Increased 1.4% between FY 2013 and FY 2015: Smallest Growth in Three Decades
Research-performing universities and colleges increased their research space for science and engineering by 1.4% from FY 2013 to FY 2015. This was the lowest 2-year percentage increase since data collection began in 1988. Total research space increased 2.9 million net assignable square feet (NASF) over this period, from 211.8 million to 214.7 million. The rate of increase was substantially below the average 2-year growth rate (4.9%), as measured from FY 1988 to FY 2015. Data are from the biennial Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities, conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics w...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - March 2, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Research Space at Academic Institutions Increased 1.4% between FY 2013 and FY 2015: The Smallest Growth in Three Decades
Research-performing universities and colleges increased their research space for science and engineering by 1.4% from FY 2013 to FY 2015. This was the lowest 2-year percentage increase since data collection began in 1988. Total research space increased 2.9 million net assignable square feet (NASF) over this period, from 211.8 million to 214.7 million. The rate of increase was substantially below the average 2-year growth rate (4.9%), as measured from FY 1988 to FY 2015. Data are from the biennial Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities, conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics w...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - February 28, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Science and Engineering Research Facilities: Fiscal Year 2015
This report provides information on the amount and condition of science and engineering research space existing at eligible U.S. colleges and universities. Data tables include information on research space, new construction, deferred construction, and repair and renovation projects, all by field, state, and type of academic institution. Data in this report are from the FY 2015 Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities, conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - February 28, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Field Composition of Postdocs Shifts as Numbers Decline in Biological Sciences and in Clinical Medicine
The total number of postdocs in science, engineering, and health in U.S. academic institutions held steady at nearly 64,000 in 2015. While the majority of the postdocs still worked in biological sciences and in clinical medicine, the share of postdocs in these two fields has declined over the past five years. From 2010 to 2015, biological sciences'share of postdocs fell from 34.2% to 30.2% while clinical medicine dropped from 26.0% to 24.8%. Data are from the 2015 Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering, conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the Nat...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - February 9, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in S & E: Fall 2015
These tables provide detailed data on graduate students and postdoctoral appointees in science, engineering, and selected health fields. Trend data are provided on graduate student enrollment and postdoctoral appointments, as well as counts of graduate students and postdoctoral appointees by sex, race and ethnicity, citizenship, field, and primary source and mechanism of support. Data are from the Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering: Fall 2015, conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U....
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - February 9, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2017
Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering is a congressionally mandated biennial report that provides a broad base of quantitative information about the participation of these three groups in science and engineering education and employment. The Digest highlights key issues and trends through graphics and text. New to the Digest this cycle are data from a pilot study on early career doctorate holders. Detailed data tables available online provide information on higher education enrollment, degrees earned, institution types, and financial support, as well as on employment status, sector of ...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - January 30, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Prevalence of Certifications and Licenses among the College-Educated Population in the United States
Overall, in February 2015, employed college graduates in the United States with a certification or license earned more than those without a credential beyond their highest college degree. Of the college-educated population, 39% held an active certification or license. Certifications and licenses among the college-educated population were most prevalent at the professional degree and master's degree levels. Data from the National Survey of College Graduates (NSCG), sponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - January 26, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Profile of Early Career Doctorates: 2015
In the U.S. workforce, early career doctorates-persons receiving their first doctorate within the past 10 years-are a diverse group that includes both U.S. and non-U.S. citizens trained either in the United States or abroad. The Early Career Doctorates Survey (ECDS) gathers in-depth information about such individuals who are employed at U.S. master's- and doctorate-granting academic institutions, federally funded research and development centers, or the National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Program. Data are from the 2015 ECDS pilot study, sponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics ...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - January 25, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Survey of State Government Research and Development: FYs 2014 and 2015
The 27 tables in this report present FY 2014 and FY 2015 data for the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico on total R&D expenditures, intramural and extramural performers, source of funds, and type of R&D by state and department or agency. These data were collected by the Survey of State Government Research and Development, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau for the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - January 24, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

State Government R & D Expenditures Total More than $2.2 Billion in FY 2015
State government agency expenditures for research and development totaled $2.2 billion in FY 2015, an increase of 16.9% from FY 2014. Five state governments (California, New York, Florida, Texas, and Ohio) accounted for 61% of all state government R&D in FY 2015, an increase from 59% in FY 2014. This InfoBrief presents summary statistics from the FY 2014 and FY 2015 Survey of State Government R&D, sponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 20, 2016 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Federal R & D Funding, by Budget Function: Fiscal Years 2015-17
This report contains information on the budget authority of U.S. federal agencies to fund research and development and R&D plant in FYs 2015-17. FY 2015 data are agencies'actual budget authority. FY 2016 data (preliminary) are estimates. FY 2017 data are the funding levels proposed by the president's U.S. government budget for that year. (Final legislation on federal spending in FY 2017 had not been enacted by the president and Congress by the time of report release.) Two tables provide year-to-year time series data on actual federal budget authority for R&D by broad function back to FY 1955. (Source: NSF - Statist...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 13, 2016 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2015
This release provides detailed tabular statistics from the 2015 Survey of Earned Doctorates, an annual census of doctorate recipients from U.S. universities. Tables show important trends in this population-including the representation of women, minorities, and foreign nationals; emergence of new fields of study; time to complete doctoral study; and employment opportunities after graduation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 6, 2016 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Federal Budget Authority for R & D Continued to Move Upward in FYs 2015 and 2016, with a Further Increase Proposed for FY 2017
New data indicate that federal budget authority for research and development and R&D plant together totaled an estimated $149.0 billion (current dollars, preliminary data) in FY 2016, an increase of $10.5 billion (7.5%) over the FY 2015 level. This follows a $2.4 billion increase (1.8%) in FY 2015 and a $3.7 billion increase (2.8%) in FY 2014. In FY 2017, the president's proposed budget for the federal government calls for $153.9 billion in funding for R&D and R&D plant, a $4.9 billion increase (3.3%) from the previous year. Data are from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, National Scie...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 30, 2016 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Universities Report Fourth Straight Year of Declining Federal R & D Funding in FY 2015
Federal funding of higher education R&D declined in both current and constant dollars for the fourth straight year. When adjusted for inflation, federal funding for academic R&D declined 1.7% between FY 2014 and FY 2015 and has fallen almost 13% since its peak in FY 2011. This decrease continues the longest multiyear decline in federal funding for academic R&D since data collection began in FY 1972. Data are from the Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 17, 2016 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Higher Education Research and Development: Fiscal Year 2015
These tables present data on research and development expenditures at higher education institutions across all academic disciplines. Tables include R&D expenditures by institution, R&D field, geographic area, source of funds, type of work (basic research, applied research, and development), cost categories (salaries, software, equipment, and indirect costs), and trends over time. Data are from the FY 2015 Higher Education Research and Development Survey, by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 17, 2016 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Science and Engineering State Profiles: 2016 update
Updated data for Science and Engineering State Profiles are now available. This product provides state-level rankings and totals of science and engineering data for the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The data tool allows users to compare state profiles for up to seven states or download entire data set. Science and Engineering State Profiles is produced by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 7, 2016 Category: Statistics Source Type: news