National Science Foundation and Office of Science and Technology Policy: accompanying report of the National Performance Review

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Office of the Vice President, Jan 1, 1994 - Science - 25 pages
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A look at agencies with major responsibilities in science and technology reveals that they have many issues in common. This report suggests a structure for addressing R & D priorities as well as matters of research administration which are relevant to the wider federal R & D community. This structure involves the President's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). OSTP was created by the National Science and Technology Policy. Organization, and Priorities Act of 1976 to provide advice to the President on issues relating to science and to coordinate federal efforts in science and technology. The Act also established the Federal Coordinating Council for Science, Engineering and Technology (FCCSET). FCCSET, with representation from all agencies with significant scientific research activities, coordinates selected interagency research initiatives.

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Contents

Use the Federal Demonstration Project
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Agency Reinvention Activities
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Accompanying Reports of the National Performance Review
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Politician and businessman Al Gore was born on March 31, 1948. In 1969, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Harvard College. He represented Tennessee in the House of Representatives from 1977-1985 and the Senate from 1985-1993. He was Vice-President of the United States from 1993-2001. He is currently the president of Current TV, chairman of Generation Investment Management, director on the board of Apple Inc., and senior advisor to Google Inc. He lectures on the topic of global warming awareness and prevention and starred in the documentary An Inconvenient Truth, which won the 2007 Academy Award for Documentary Feature. He was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize along with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for their efforts to educate others about climate change and to find ways to counteract it.

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