ERIC Number: ED406238
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Science and Technology Pocket Data Book.
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Div. of Science Resources Studies.
This booklet provides 43 graphs and tables organized into broad topics such as research and development funding patterns, academic research and development, research and development in United States industry, education of scientists and engineers, working scientists and engineers, public attitudes toward science and technology, and international science and technology trends. The graphs and tables provide detailed information about national research and development expenditures by function, type of activity and selected agency; academic research and development expenditures by sector, source of funds, and field; number of scientists and engineers with Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, and doctorates; enrollment of full-time graduate students in science and engineering by source and type of major support; ethnicity and gender of federal scientists, engineers and college graduates in science and engineering; public understanding of the nature of scientific inquiry and public use of information resources; and research and development expenditures by country, source, and performer. (DDR)
Descriptors: Degrees (Academic), Demography, Engineering, Engineers, Financial Support, Higher Education, Innovation, Research and Development, Scientific Research, Scientists, Technology
National Science Foundation, Div. of Science Resources Studies, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22230; world wide web: http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/stats.htm
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Div. of Science Resources Studies.