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National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC. Science and technology: a five-year outlook

National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC. Science and technology: a five-year outlook

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Published by W.H. Freeman in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communication in science

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ 180 U5N29 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination544 p. ill.
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21995060M

    At its second meeting in December , the Chemical Sciences Roundtable (CSR) identified the topic of information technology as an issue of increasing importance to all sectors of the chemical enterprise. As we rely increasingly on computers for obtaining, recording, communicating, and publishing the scientific data that enables progress in our discipline, it is correspondingly important that. ACADEMY HONORS 13 MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCIENCE WASHINGTON -- The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has selected 13 individuals to receive awards honoring their outstanding contributions to science. The awards will be presented on April 29 at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., during the Academy's rd annual meeting. Awards and recipients are.

    Based on an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) symposium, this book examines the future of academic research in light of the following: (1) direct funds for basic science had increased for 4 to 5 years, and nonbudget items (i.e., declining enrollments) had become of increasing concern; (2) the Sloan Commission on Government and Higher Education and the National. Contact Us Space Studies Board Fifth Street, NW Washington, DC Phone: () Fax: () E-mail: [email protected]

      Public Access Records Office The National Academies 5th Street NW Room KECK Washington, DC Tel: () Email: [email protected] This book assesses the nation's future needs for biomedical and behavioral scientists and the role the National Research Service Awards (NRSA) program can play in meeting those needs. The year marks the twentieth anniversary of the National Research Act of (PL ), which established the NRSA program. In its twenty years of operation, the NRSA program has made it possible for many.


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The 11 chapters are divided into four units: science, technology, topics specific to the United States, and scientific institutions. Each chapter is followed by a short outlook emphasizing five-year trends. The Five-Year Outlook on Science and Technology: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.

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Science and technology: a five-year outlook ; a report / from The National Academy of Sciences for The National Science Foundation. Format Book Published [Washington: Published for] The National Science Foundation [by] The National Academy of Sciences, Description xxi, p.: ill.

; 26 cm. Other contributors. This is the second volume of a two-volume series produced in response to the Science and Technology Policy Organization and Priorities Act of This volume consists of source materials in three sections: (1) a report prepared by the Washington Academy of Sciences which focuses on current and emerging opportunities and problems in selected areas of science and technology; (2) reports prepared.

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