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Presidential Column

Small Investment, Big Returns

By most measures, we are living in the golden age of the social and behavioral sciences. Despite the modest amount and portion of funding it receives and its relevance and impact on human problems and potential, the behavioral and social sciences have many powerful critics, especially some members of Congress. ... More>

Impact of Fiscal Year 2013 Sequestration Order on National Science Foundation Awards

Since passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, President Obama has been working with Congress to reach agreement on a balanced deficit reduction plan. If an agreement is not reached by the end of February 2013, the President will be required to issue an order on March 1, 2013, that will implement across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration. ... More>

NSF Seeks New Director for Behavioral and Social Science Programs

The National Science Foundation’s is initiating a national search for the Assistant Director for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE), Myron Gutmann has served in this position, with distinction, since […]... More>

New Interdisciplinary Behavioral and Social Science Research (IBSS) Competition

The National Science Foundation announces a new interdisciplinary behavioral and social science research competition. ... More>

Student Notebook

Ten Tips for Applying to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Adam Putnam shares key strategies for drafting a competitive application, specifically for National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. ... More>