2011 01 20 The Public - PUBPOL-481/PHYSICS-481: WINTER TERM...

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PUBPOL-481/PHYSICS-481: WINTER TERM 2010 NATIONAL SCIENCE POLICY IN THE 21ST CENTURY Professor Homer A. Neal and Professor James J. Duderstadt 8:30 – 10:00 am Tuesday/ Thursday 1120 Weil Hall January 20, 2011
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Topics for Today REVIEW: Some things I should know by now! Federal funding trends The Public
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Some things I should know by now(?) What is science policy and who makes it? Who are the players in the R/D enterprise? What are the distinctions between basic, applied, and development … in the R/D terminology? The U.S. seems to be losing it S/T leadership in many areas…. What makes us think so?
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Whether I am a U.S. citizen or not, why should I care about the downward trend in U.S. competitiveness? Where should I go to get data about R/D trends in the U.S.? When the national economy dips, why should those who do basic research become uneasy? What is the main area of basic research
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2011 01 20 The Public - PUBPOL-481/PHYSICS-481: WINTER TERM...

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