Tag Archives: National Science Foundation

NSF Issues Grant to Support COVID-19 Tracking Dashboard

The National Science Foundation has selected Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering to develop an existing web-based dashboard designed for COVID-19 tracking. The institution will use an NSF-awarded $200K grant to manage and further develop the dashboard that displays information on COVID-19 cases and recoveries across all countries containing the disease, NSF said Monday.

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Kelvin Droegemeier to Lead National Science Foundation as Acting Director

Kelvin Droegemeier, who leads the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy, has joined the National Science Foundation to serve as director on an acting basis. He will oversee NSF's daily activities and spearhead research efforts to address the world's challenges, the foundation said Wednesday.

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NSF’s Dorothy Aronson on How Industry Can Extend Help to Agencies

Dorothy Aronson, chief information officer of the National Science Foundation, said companies seeking to help government agencies during the coronavirus pandemic should keep track of their contacts within those agencies and monitor where their services are being fielded across the government, Federal Times reported Tuesday.

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NSF’s Rebecca Spyke Keiser to Lead Agency’s Research Security in New Role

Rebecca Spyke Keiser, who leads the National Science Foundation's Office of International Science and Engineering, has been appointed to serve as NSF's chief of research security strategy and policy, a newly created role. She will advise the NSF director on matters related to research security, the agency said Monday.

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Raytheon, National Science Foundation Radio Astronomy Facilities Partner to Detect Space Asteroids; Art Morrish, Tony Beasley Quoted

Raytheon, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement to detect and characterize near-earth asteroids large enough to cause significant damage, the company announced on Tuesday.

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NSF Sets Partnership to Support STEM Research Data

The National Science Foundation has commissioned a partnership between two different organizations for the development of a new education-focused research data hub. The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research and the American Educational Research Association will jointly work to foster education, collaboration and community across science, technology, engineering and mathematics data sources, NSF said Friday.

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