ERIC Number: ED055868
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Hearing before the Special Subcommittee on the National Science Foundation of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-First Congress, First Sessions on S.1856 ans S.1857, May 7, 1969.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
The statements of the Chairman of the National Science Board and the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to the Senate Subcommittee on the National Science Foundation, when it was hearing testimony on the bills authorizing the expenditure of the NSF for 1970, include reference to the problems requiring scientific investigation, particularly interdisciplinary approaches including the social sciences. The role of the universities in the use of funds appropriated for these purposes is discussed at length in questions from committee members. Supporting statements from representatives of the International Biological Program, State Science Advisory Committees, and industry are included. Information reprinted from newspapers and professional journals is appended. These additional statements and information consider various aspects of the National Science Foundation's role in guiding scientific research and developing educational programs. (AL)
Descriptors: Environmental Influences, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Foundation Programs, Hearings, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Legislation, Scientific Research, Social Sciences
Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.