AAU joined ACHA, ACE, and 26 other higher education associations in issuing a joint statement about state restrictions that have prevented colleges from deploying evidence-based public health measures to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks on campus.
The Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research issued a statement calling on negotiators to include emergency funding for medical research in the potential COVID-19 relief measure and to complete the FY1 appropriations process as quickly as possible.
The Energy Sciences Coalition, of which AAU is a member, wrote to Reps. Johnson and Lamb to than them for this critical investment in maintaining America’s global leadership in energy technologies and security.
The Energy Science Coalition, of which AAU is a member, wrote to Congress urging members to include an investment in the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science’s research infrastructure as part of any larger infrastructure 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.