Coalition Holds Hill Briefing to Highlight Defense Research

On January 19th, the Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR) and the House R&D Caucus co-hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on the importance of defense-related research.
On January 19th, the Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR) and the House R&D Caucus co-hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on the importance of defense-related research.  A member organization of CNSR, APA advocates strongly on behalf of basic and applied behavioral research supported by the Department of Defense, in areas ranging from human factors in systems design to leadership and team performance.  Academic and industry researchers on the briefing panel stressed the critical role of federal funding for national security-related science, urging Congressional appropriators to reverse cuts to applied research programs and emphasizing the need for researchers and defense commands to work more closely in operationally defining mission needs.