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National Science Foundation Recognition Awards for the Integration of Research and Education (RAIRE)

NSF Recognition Awards for the Integration of Research and Education: A new National Science Foundation program represents one aspect of the Foundation's commitment to the core strategy of integrating research and education, as described in the strategic plan, "NSF in a Changing World." The program will make awards that recognize up to ten research-intensive universities that have shown...
National Science Foundation: National Medal of Science 50th Anniversary

On August 25, 1959, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the creation of the National Medal of Science (NMS), an award first issued by President John F. Kennedy in 1963. This fun and informative site brings together information about all of the past winners, along with material on the design of the medal and a gallery of images from various NMS events. First-time visitors should visit...
NSF: Search Awards

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Awards Abstracts Database can be found at their Search Awards Web site. Here, users can find information about research projects that NSF has funded since 1989. Including completed and in-progress research, the database can be searched by keyword; by pull down menus; or by lists of recent awards, awards by program, awards by institution, and awards by...
Unlocking the Secrets of Science

What is the mission of the National Science Foundation (NSF)? This nine-page document released by the NSF in April 2013 provides an elegant and thoughtful answer to this query. As the first page notes, "We support all fields of fundamental science and engineering, keeping our nation's scientific enterprise focused on the furthest frontiers of research." The piece goes on to talk about the NSF's...