As lawmakers consider measures related to securing federally funded research data and intellectual property, it is important to understand the current state of play for research security in the country to avoid new requirements that are duplicative, unnecessary, or counterproductive
AAU President Barbara R. Snyder sent a letter to the leadership of the House and Senate Education and Labor Committees expressing concern “with the potential adverse consequences of the new Higher Education Act (HEA) Section 124 reporting requirement created by Section 6124(b) of S. 1260, the U.S.…
AAU joined 79 other organizations in resending a letter to House and Senate leaders of the appropriations subcommittees on energy and water to request a one-time appropriation of $31.5 million to establish the Foundation for Energy Security and Innovation at the Department of Energy.
AAU has joined the League of European Research Universities, the Canadian U15, the United Kingdom’s Russell Group, the Japanese Research University 11, the German U15, and the Australian Group of Eight in signing on to the Leiden Principles on the role of research-intensive universities as the…
The Coalition for National Science Funding, which includes AAU, sent a letter urging the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to provide the highest possible FY23 302(b) allocation for the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittees.
The Coalition for Aerospace and Science sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate Subcommittees on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies requesting at least $27.84 billion in funding for NASA in FY23, including $9 billion for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate.
AAU urges Congress to provide $700 million to fund the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) in FY23. AFRI is the premier competitive grants program for fundamental and applied research, extension, and education in support of our nation’s food and agricultural systems.