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Public Policy Newsbytes -  2014-2015 Archive

Hearing Explores Status of Fusion Energy Research
The 20 April hearing examined progress in the area of fusion energy sciences and the status of ITER.   More

President Outlines National Cybersecurity Action Plan
Proposals include $19B (35 percent increase) in FY2017 federal spending on cybersecurity. More

Cordova Confirmed as NSF Director
On 12 March, the Senate confirmed astrophysicist and former Purdue University President France Cordova as the next Director of the National Science Foundation. More

Federal R&D Budget Request For FY2015
On 4 March, the White House announced a $135.4B  request (a 1.2% increase) for federal R&D in FY2015.  More

The Innovation Deficit
New video emphasizes importance of federal investments in S&T research and education  More

IEEE-USA Files Amicus Brief With Supreme Court in CLS v. Alice Explaining Why Computer-Implemented Inventions Should Be Patentable.  More

Statement Submitted to Senate Hearing Emphasizes Importance of Participation by Gov't Scientists and Engineers in Professional Conferences. More

IEEE Raises Concerns Regarding Potential Impacts of Plans to Move Air Force Office of Scientific Research. More


Updated:  10 May 2016
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