AAU, ACE and other higher education organizations called for the safe release of an American graduate student being imprisoned for spying in Iran.
Statements from AAU Presidents and Chancellors in response to President Trump executive order restricting entry into the United States restricting entry from seven countries.
Statement by AAU and APLU praising the Obama administration's final rule amending the “Common Rule,” the set of regulations governing federally funded research using human subjects.
The study, which sensibly attempts to draw distinctions among the widely varied business models of actors in the patent system, supports our long-held position that any efforts to reduce abusive litigation practices must be narrowly tailored to address the small minority of patent holders that are abusing the system.
Higher Education Association statement on Federal Trade Commission’s Patent Assertion Entity Activity Study, 2016.
Joint Statement of AAU, APLU, and COGR: “Academic Research Regulatory Relief: A Review of New Recommendations”
The Task Force on American Innovation strongly urges Congress to complete the FY17 appropriations process this year, and to ensure that key agencies supporting scientific research receive robust funding.
Associations issue statement on UN high-level panel report on access to medicines.
The Association of American Universities (AAU), the association of 60 leading U.S. research universities, calls on presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to promote policies that foster innovation, enhance college affordability, attract and retain top international talent, and make the federal investments in research and higher education more efficient.
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University groups’ statement on National Academies report to optimize federal investments in academic research.