Science Policy Insider News

Science Directorate
March 2004

Science Policy Insider News (March 2004)

Lost In Translation: Public Health Implications of Sexual Health Research

March 5, 2004 2168 Rayburn House Office Building 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Behavioral and Social Science in the Administration’s FY 2005 Budget

Growth in the behavioral and social and science research (BSSR) portfolio is slowing, as are many other areas of science, in response to the modest increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that was enacted in the Fiscal Year 2004 appropriations.

Congressional Briefing Highlights Sexual Behavior Research

The American Psychological Association and the broader scientific community have been working for several months on ways to counter the congressional attacks on peer-reviewed research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Sec. 311. Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee.

Establishment.--There is established within the Department a Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee

Detecting Deception: Research to Secure the Homeland

Friday, March 19, 2004 12 noon to 2 p.m. 2168 Rayburn House Office Building Lunch will be served

Also in this Issue

Friends of NICHD Braces For Another Tight Budget Year; Science and PPO Staff Head to Ft. Belvoir with Divisions 19 and 21; PPO Does a Round of Hill Visits to Advocate for NSF Budget Increase; APA Fellows Take to the Hill to Discuss Homeland Security; Baruch Fischoff Selected to Advise on Homeland Security Science and Technology Committee;