COVID GUIDELINES AND RESOURCES
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FEDERALLY-FUNDED COVID RESEARCH
The Department of Energy (DOE), National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), National Labs, and more are conducting research and producing resources to fight COVID-19. Learn more about this important work here.
RESTARTING AMERICAN RESEARCH
Universities, laboratories, and facilities non-essential to COVID-19 research have largely been shuttered, and young researchers and postdocs have been disproportionally affected by closures, reduced funding, and hiring freezes. We risk losing these valuable scientists if we do nothing. Read more on why restarting America's research enterprise is critical to the fight against COVID and our technological progress.
More on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
On Thursday, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (SST) Ranking Member Frank Lucas (OK-3) and Subcommittee on Research and Technology Ranking Member Mike Waltz (FL-6) sent a joint letter to White House Office of Science and Technology (OSTP) Director Eric Lander requesting information on OSTP’s role in President Biden’s review of the COVID-19 origins and the OSTP’s plans for reviewin
View the letter HERE.
(Washington, DC)—Today, the House passed the following bipartisan Science Committee bills:
This bill authorizes the National Science Foundation to establish a two-year pilot program to award grants to highly qualified early-career investigators to carry out an independent research program at the institution of higher education chosen by such investigator, to last for a period not greater than two years.
Investigations and Oversight Ranking Member Jay Obernolte
As prepared for delivery
Ranking Member Obernolte's Opening Statement as prepared for delivery is as follows:
"Thank you, Chairman Foster, for holding today’s important and timely hearing. I would also like to thank our expert witnesses for their participation today.
View the letter HERE.
The letter was sent on April 20, 2021.