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A digest of the latest science policy solicitations from around the web.

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Public Input Requested by Department of Defense on STEM Education and Outreach

The Department of Defense is seeking public comment on examples of STEM education and outreach programs that have evidence-based effectiveness and proven results. DOD is specifically asking for information on programs that focus on pre-Kindergarten/early education learning, middle school students, and dependents of the armed forces. 

April 15, 2018

Request for Comment: NIH Draft Strategic Plan for Data Science

The National Institutes of Health is currently accepting public input on its draft Strategic Plan for Data Science. NIH is specifically seeking feedback on the plan’s goals, including the appropriateness of implementation strategies as well as potential partnership opportunities and performance metrics. 

April 1, 2018

Request for Comment: NSF Draft Sexual Harassment Reporting Requirements

The National Science Foundation is currently accepting public comment on its proposed implementation of new reporting requirements on sexual harassment and other misconduct. The proposed terms and conditions would require all grantee institutions to report to NSF any harassment investigations and associated disciplinary actions, and be part of the agency’s broader efforts to end sexual harassment in the scientific enterprise. 

May 3, 2018

Input Requested for Survey on Climate Science Advocacy

The Center for Science and Technology Policy Research at the University of Colorado at Boulder is requesting participation from academics, researchers, policy actors and journalists in a survey on climate science advocacy. The survey seeks to better understand the range of perspectives on advocacy for evidence-based climate science and for particular policy outcomes across age, political affiliation, gender, and ethnic group.

March 23, 2018