University research is a big business. But federally imposed administrative requirements divert researchers to focus on non-value-added activities.
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The PIF program is also a chance for the government to educate the private sector and public about the importance of federal research, which has spawned watershed technologies.
USDA has a secret superhero identity that many people don’t know about: a powerhouse of research scientists.
There are scholars out there who are waiting for their work to be translated into policy.
Practical advice on how to gather enough information to get a basic understanding of an issue to form you own opinion.
Analysis paralysis is an easy trap to fall into anytime there’s uncertainty. For government employees, that can be said about pretty much every decision you’ll make in your career. Here are some tips and tricks that can help.
Sometimes it’s best to stop talking.
After a recent trip as an exhibitor at a professional conference promoting the career opportunities for my organization, I gained some great insight into the conference life. Here are a few tips and suggestions for your next professional conference.
“It would be false to say that people are happily sharing their data with us.” That’s how the Department of Defense’s Col. Bob Saxon explained his agency’s efforts to open up government data. For all of its potential benefits, open data also presents security risks to those providing the information. From loss of agency confidentiality,Read… Read more »
In 2015, the American Cancer Society estimates that there will be over 1.6 million new cancer diagnoses. While individual prospects of survival have drastically improved over the past decade, there’s still much more for doctors to learn about the disease. Generalized treatments for a variety of cancers have had mild success, but scientists and doctorsRead… Read more »