Relatively few NIH grantees get lion’s share of agency’s funding

By Maggie Kuo Jul. 18, 2017 http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/07/relatively-few-nih-grantees-get-lion-s-share-agency-s-funding The rich have been getting richer in the biomedical research enterprise, and the system favors those who are already doing pretty well, according to a new analysis of National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant recipients. The top 10% of NIH grant winners (by total award) received about 37% of NIH [...]

How do we integrate science into public policy decision-making?

By Phyllis Kahn | 06/08/17 https://www.minnpost.com/community-voices/2017/06/how-do-we-integrate-science-public-policy-decision-making The combination of science and public policy seems to have greater relevance today. We saw the increased interest of the public as evinced by the recent March for Science events in D.C. and in many localities, including St. Paul. Also important is the creation of a new political group, [...]