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The Biden Administration is released its FY25 budget request by March 11, 2024. This blog entry will track FY25 appropriations developments for NIH, NSF, and AHRQ and so will be updated accordingly. (See log updates below.) To receive notifications of updates, follow ASA Science Policy on Twitter: @ASA_SciPol. See also AAAS initial summary. ​Because this blog entry covers everything from the budget request to the final determination of the budget, it can become quite long. To help with that, I'll try to partition the blog entry: NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences Table Update log See also, FY25 Statistical Agency Budget Developments. ...
The Biden Administration is release its FY25 budget request on March 11, 2025. I will be filling in information as I become aware of it. This blog entry will track FY25 appropriations developments for the federal statistical agencies and so will be updated accordingly. (See update log below.) To receive notifications of updates, follow ASA Science Policy on Twitter: @ASA_SciPol. See also, FY25 NIH, NSF, and AHRQ Budget Developments and federal statistical agency budgets back to fiscal year 2003 (FY03) . . FY25 Agency FY18 FY19 FY20 FY21 FY22 FY23 FY24 Request ...
Congratulations to the nine 2023 NSF CAREER Awardees funded through the Statistics program of the Division of Mathematical Sciences : Jingshen Wang University of California-Berkeley Andrew Holbrook* University of California-Los Angeles Daniel Sanz-Alonso* University of Chicago Jingshu Wang University of Chicago Subhabrata Sen Harvard University Jason Klusowski Princeton University Sumanta Basu Cornell University Kean Ming Tan Regents of ...
The ASA Committee on Funded Research (CFR) is hosting again its annual meeting at JSM for attendees to learn about funding opportunities directly from representatives of funding agencies. " Funding Opportunities for Statistics " is scheduled for 12:15-1:45 pm on Sunday, August 6 in CC-707. This meeting has been very well attended in past years and I hope that you'll be part of it this year. The speakers invited so far are the following: Yong Zeng and Yulia Gel, NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences and Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships. Slides for DMS ; Slides for TIP . Susan Gregurick, Associate Director for Data Science ...
The Biden Administration is expected to release its FY24 budget request by mid-March 2023. I will be filling in information as I become aware of it. This blog entry will track FY21 appropriations developments for NIH, NSF, and AHRQ and so will be updated accordingly. (See log updates below.) To receive notifications of updates, follow ASA Science Policy on Twitter: @ASA_SciPol. See also AAAS initial summary. ​Because this blog entry covers everything from the budget request to the final determination of the budget, it can become quite long. To help with that, I'll try to partition the blog entry: NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences Table Update ...
The Biden Administration is expected to release its FY24 budget request by mid-March, 2023. I will be filling in information as I become aware of it. This blog entry will track FY24 appropriations developments for the federal statistical agencies and so will be updated accordingly. (See update log below.) To receive notifications of updates, follow ASA Science Policy on Twitter: @ASA_SciPol. See also, FY24 NIH, NSF, and AHRQ Budget Developments and federal statistical agency budgets back to fiscal year 2003 (FY03) . . FY24 Agency FY18 FY19 FY20 FY21 FY22 FY23 Request ...
Besides their role in determining federal budgets, Appropriations Committees also provide guidance through report language that might include spending instructions, directives, expectations, and spending restrictions . In their FY23 committee reports, appropriators included language addressing operations challenges of federal statistical agencies in addition to their data collection priorities. While not unprecedented, I highlight language related to operations for two agencies to raise awareness of the underlying issues and Congress’ attention to them. The Senate explanatory statement for the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations ...
The "Chips + Science Act" passed both the House and Senate with bipartisan support in late July. President Biden is scheduled to sign it August 9. While the support for the US semiconductor industry has attracted most of the headlines, there are also components having to do with research funding agencies, STEM education, and the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics that may be of interest to ASA members. ASA Science Policy Fellow Ed Wu and I briefly overview these three components here, in some cases drawing on summaries by others. Research Funding Agencies For NASA, the National Science Foundation, the DOE Office of Science, and the National ...
The 2022 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) include 17 statistics and biostatistics students. Congratulations to these 2021 recipients! Name Baccalaureate Institution Field of Study Current Institution Bakis, Athanasios University of California-Irvine Computational Statistics University of California-Irvine Balkus, Salvador Victor University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth Computational Statistics University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth Bekerman, William Cornell University Biostatistics Cornell University Chen, Tony Antong Princeton University Biostatistics Harvard University Compton, ...
The Biden Administration is expected to release its FY23 budget request by March 31 2022. I will be filling in information as I become aware of it. This blog entry will track FY21 appropriations developments for NIH, NSF, and AHRQ and so will be updated accordingly. (See log updates below.) To receive notifications of updates, follow ASA Science Policy on Twitter: @ASA_SciPol. See also AAAS initial summary. ​Because this blog entry covers everything from the budget request to the final determination of the budget, it can become quite long. To help with that, I'll try to partition the blog entry: NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences Table Update ...
The Biden Administration is expected to release its FY23 budget request by March 31, 2022. I will be filling in information as I become aware of it. This blog entry will track FY23 appropriations developments for the federal statistical agencies and so will be updated accordingly. (See update log below.) To receive notifications of updates, follow ASA Science Policy on Twitter: @ASA_SciPol. See also, Administration Releases FY23 Budget Request as Congress Finalizes FY22 Budget, FY23 NIH, NSF, and AHRQ Budget Developments and federal statistical agency budgets back to fiscal year 2003 (FY03) . . FY23 ...
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) released in January, 2022 the report, “ Protecting the Integrity of Government Science ,” which the White House characterized as a response to the President’s January 2021 Memorandum on Restoring Trust in Government Through Scientific Integrity and Evidence-Based Policymaking . The report covers broadly science across the federal government, including content specific to government statistics: “Federal statistical agencies, such as the Census Bureau, must protect against interference in their efforts to create and release data that provide a set of common facts to inform policymakers, researchers, ...
After consulting with several education research experts in its membership, the ASA provided the National Academies panel considering the future of education research at the Institute of Education Sciences in the U.S. Department of Education several recommendations from a statistical perspective. The text of the letter is below; a link to the pdf will be provided when the ASA website is updated. October 5, 2021 Adam Gamoran Chair, Committee on The Future of Education Research at the Institute of Education Sciences in the US Department of Education National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine [Transmitted electronically] Dear Dr. Gamoran, ...
The Biden Administration is expected to release its FY22 budget request on May 27, 2021. I will be filling in information as I become aware of it. This blog entry will track FY21 appropriations developments for NIH, NSF, and AHRQ and so will be updated accordingly. (See log updates below.) To receive notifications of updates, follow ASA Science Policy on Twitter: @ASA_SciPol. See also AAAS initial summary . ​Because this blog entry covers everything from the budget request to the final determination of the budget, it can become quite long. To help with that, I'll try to partition the blog entry: NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences Table ...
The Biden Administration is expected to release its FY22 budget request on May 27, 2021. I will be filling in information as I become aware of it. This blog entry will track FY212 appropriations developments for the federal statistical agencies and so will be updated accordingly. (See update log below.) To receive notifications of updates, follow ASA Science Policy on Twitter: @ASA_SciPol. See also, Administration Releases FY23 Budget Request as Congress Finalizes FY22 Budget , FY22 NIH, NSF, and AHRQ Budget Developments and federal statistical agency budgets back to fiscal year 2003 (FY03) . . FY22 ...
The 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) include 17 statistics and biostatistics students. Congratulations to these 2021 recipients! Name Baccalaureate Institution Field of Study Current Institution Adrian, Melissa University of Iowa Statistics University of Chicago Ashby, Ethan Cade Pomona College Biostatistics Pomona College Birnbaum, Adam Yale University Statistics University of California-Irvine Couch, Simon Patrick Reed College Computational Statistics Reed College Galanter, Nina Elizabeth Grinnell College Biostatistics Heffernan, Claire M McGill University ...
The 2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) include 20 statistics and biostatistics students. Congratulations to these 2020 recipients! Name Baccalaureate Institution Field of Study Current Institution Ashner, Marissa Illinois Institute of Technology Biostatistics University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Boyd, Alex James California Polytechnic State University Statistics University of California-Irvine Cai, Tianhui HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF Statistics Che, Jonathan Amherst College Statistics Harvard University Considine, Ellen Morgan University of Colorado ...
The Trump Administration is expected to release its FY21 budget request on February 10, 2020. I will be filling in information as I become aware of it. This blog entry will track FY21 appropriations developments for NIH, NSF, and AHRQ and so will be updated accordingly. (See log updates below.) To receive notifications of updates, follow ASA Science Policy on Twitter: @ASA_SciPol. See also AAAS initial summary . ​Because this blog entry covers everything from the budget request to the final determination of the budget, it can become quite long. To help with that, I'll try to partition the blog entry: NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences Table ...
The Trump Administration is expected to release its FY21 budget request on February 10, 2020. I will be filling in information as I become aware of it. This blog entry will track FY21 appropriations developments for the federal statistical agencies and so will be updated accordingly. (See update log below.) To receive notifications of updates, follow ASA Science Policy on Twitter: @ASA_SciPol. See also, FY21 NIH, NSF, and AHRQ Budget Developments ; federal statistical agency budgets back to fiscal year 2003 (FY03) , FY20 Budget Brings Increases for NIH, Select Statistical Agencies . . FY21 ...
Since spring of 2017, Amstat News has been publishing Q&A's with representatives of new master's and doctoral degree programs in data science and analytics. More than 30 programs have been featured with more on the way. Given the interdisciplinary nature of these programs, we worked to identify programs involving faculty with expertise in different disciplines—including statistics, given its foundational role in data science —to jointly reply to our questions. The complete list follows. I will try to keep this list updated. If you would like your program featured, contact me. 1. April 2017 Q&A: Master's Programs in Data Science and ...