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Federal Grant Policy: Academy Requested to Undertake Study

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Science  17 May 1963:
Vol. 140, Issue 3568, pp. 795
DOI: 10.1126/science.140.3568.795


The council of the National Academy of Sciences, at its 8 June meeting, will consider a request from the American Society of Biological Chemists that the Academy undertake a review of the government's research grant policies.

The request, in a resolution passed by the society's membership at its April meeting, reflects growing concern, both scientific and political, over the relationships between federal agencies and their grantees. The resolution follows.