ERIC Number: ED266028
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Goals and Objectives of National Science Policy. Science Policy Study--Hearings Volume 1. Hearings before the Task Force on Science Policy of the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (February 28; March 7, 21, 28; April 4, 1985). No. 46.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.
These hearings, which focused on the goals and objectives of national science policy, include discussions, questions and answers for the record, and, when applicable, prepared statements. Individuals appearing during the hearings include: (1) George C. Pimentel; (2) Alex Roland; (3) John S. Foster, Jr.; (4) James B. Wyngaarden; and (5) Lewis M. Branscomb. Included in an appendix is the report "Research in Prevention, Fiscal Years 1981-83 (1984 Estimated) Budget Information and Program Highlights," United States Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, June 1984. Among the areas and issues explored are: financial support for science; funding of research universities; support for arts and humanities compared to that for science; extent to which goals and objectives of U.S. science policy have changed since 1945; U.S. biomedical research programs; the demand for doctoral level engineers as opposed to the demand for bachelor's and master's degree level engineers; and industry funding of science oriented projects. (JN)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.