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The Department of Energy's Office of Science Uses a Multilayered Process for Prioritizing Research
GAO-12-410R: Published: Feb 24, 2012. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 2012.
Science establishes research priorities within and across its six core interdisciplinary research programs, which include a wide variety of research ranging from biology to particle physics. However, Science does not explicitly rank these programs in terms of priority. The office currently prioritizes research that aligns with the Secretary of Energys interest in fostering the development of...
National Institute of Standards and Technology: Carryover Balances for the Advanced Technology Program
RCED-00-71R: Published: Mar 2, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 2, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the carry over balances in the Department of Commerce's Advanced Technology Program (ATP), focusing on: (1) balances in the program for fiscal years 1995 through 1999; and (2) any balances that might exist at the end of fiscal year (FY) 2000 that could be used as offsets for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) p...
Federal Research: Information on International Science and Technology Agreements
RCED-99-108: Published: Apr 22, 1999. Publicly Released: May 26, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. government's international science and technology (S&T) agreements that support and encourage international cooperation in research and development, focusing on the: (1) number of international S&T agreements active during fiscal year (FY) 1997; and (2) number of these agreements that resulted in research projects or other a...
Research and Development Programs With Regard to Short-Term Weather Phenomena
B-100063: Published: Mar 29, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Comments on H.R. 7689
B-200171: Published: Nov 18, 1980. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1980.
Comments on the Research and Development Authorization Estimates Act, H.R. 7689, are presented. GAO has historically encouraged Congress to think, debate, and act with a longer term perspective and to focus more attention on crosscutting national policy areas such as science and technology. The 2-year budget estimates required by H.R. 7689 would be an important step toward longer range planning an...
Science, Technology, and Foreign Policy Objectives: Research Needs for the Next Decade
112061: Mar 1, 1980
During the first years of the 1980's, a major effort of the foreign policy community will be to reformulate U.S. foreign policy objectives and replace those which are no longer serving U.S. interests. There is growing interest in the use of science and technology, which the United States controls both privately and publicly, as components of foreign policy. While this process will be particularly...