Posts Tagged ‘president’

NAS President Marcia McNutt to Receive 2017 DRI Nevada Medal

National Academy of Sciences President Marcia McNutt has been selected as the 2017 Desert Research Institute Nevada Medalist. Established in 1988 to acknowledge outstanding achievement in the fields of science and engineering, the DRI Nevada Medal is …

Why Are Free Speech and Diversity Seen as Campus Enemies?

The news that students at City, University of London have voted to ban The Sun, Daily Mail and Express newspapers from its campus – a ban which could be extended to other media organisations – is just the latest example of how free speech is under threat at universities across the globe. The university’s student […]

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Russia must strengthen role in global space industry

Moscow (Sputnik) Nov 17, 2016

The Russian president said that the country should expand its participation in international commercial projects to strengthen its positions in space industry

Russia must strengthen its positions in global space in…

When Government is Not Enough for Research Funding

Two research executives from the University of Minnesota see there isn’t enough government funding to pay for all the innovative research that needs to be taking place. Might business take up the slack?

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NASA to spend less on climate change, more on space exploration?

From Nick Allen at Telegraph: US President-elect Donald Trump is set to slash Nasa’s budget for monitoring climate change and instead set a goal of sending humans to the edge of the solar system by the end of the century, and possibly back to the moon. … According to Bob Walker, who has advised Mr […]

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