ERIC Number: ED160468
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
The National Research Council in 1978: Current Issues and Studies.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.
In this third annual report from the National Research Council (NRC), articles are presented on national issues by officers of the assemblies of behavioral and social sciences, engineering, life sciences, mathematical and physical sciences, human resources, international relations, natural resources, sociotechnical systems, and medicine. Topics addressed include: what determines whether social programs succeed or fail?, industrial research and development, doctoral unemployment and underemployment, the administration of public facilities, environmental problems, management of large institutions, and the role of the NRC in solving these problems. In addition, reports are given by each of the assemblies on study projects in progress. (Author/BB)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Behavioral Sciences, Energy, Environment, Federal Government, Medical Research, Natural Resources, Physical Sciences, Research Projects, Science Education, Scientific Research, Social Sciences
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.
Note: For 1977 edition, see ED 148 593; Photographs may not reproduce well