NSF Cancels Political Science Funding

On August 6, 2013, Posted by , In BIO, tagged in ,,, , With Comments Off on NSF Cancels Political Science Funding

Senator Tom Coburn (Republican, Oklahoma) assisted to insert language in a legislation that restricts federal political science research funding. Graphic: Flickr/Chat Radio Information Service Political researchers are typically active in early August, sharpening proposals for grants from the National Science Basis (NSF). But not this calendar year. Less than a…

Political Standoff Leads to Issue over Potential of Science in Russia

On July 5, 2013, Posted by , In BIO, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Political Standoff Leads to Issue over Potential of Science in Russia

Russia’s scientific local community is in turmoil. This week has noticed protests, tense Kremlin negotiations and even a police raid. President Vladimir Putin has warned scientists that they require to arrive up with “big, great, socially helpful results” as part of a sweeping overhaul of the Russian Academy of Sciences,…