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AAU submitted comments in response to the NSTC Joint Committee on the Research Environment’s recent request for information seeking input that the administration can use to “maximize the quality and effectiveness of the American research environment.
AAU, COGR, APLU, and AAMC letter to OSTP and NSTC staff requesting a 30-day extension to the 30-day comment period for the Request for Information on the American Research Environment.
Chart of current federal regulations, security requirements, and agency contract clauses that control university research.
AAU, along with 91 other higher education organizations and institutions, yesterday sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to express collective concern over the department’s policy imposing substantial barriers to and limiting the use of research using fetal tissue cells
AAMC, AAU, and APLU express deep concerns with the restrictions announced by HHS restricting the use of fetal tissue.
AAU, AAMC, APLU, and COGR sent a joint letter to the Office for Human Resources Protection (OHRP) expressing concern about the application of the cooperative research requirement under the revised Common Rule.
The Association of American Universities (AAU), the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) wrote a letter to Congress in support of ethically-conducted research that includes the use of fetal tissue. 
The Association of American Universities, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, and Council on Government Relations sent a joint letter to the House and Senate Agriculture Committee leadership urging them to include the Senate provisions regarding industrial hemp research in the final conference of the Farm Bill.
AAU Board of Directors October 21, 2018 approved a statement concerning Congressional earmarking of federal research funds. The statement notes that earmarks may reduce the capacity of federal research agencies that sponsor merit-based competitions to support the most promising research.
The Association of American Medical Colleges, Association of American Universities, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, and Council on Government Relations collectively wrote recommendations to the proposed changes to the NIH Guidelines for research involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules.