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The National Science Foundation ( NSF ) has ranked Johns Hopkins # 1 among U. S. academic institutions in total science, medical and engineering research and development spending for 31 consecutive years.
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National and Science
Financial grants have been received from the National Science Foundation and the ( British ) Institute of Physics for the compilation work and the publication costs.
In 2012, " ASU students ranked fifth among all public universities in National Science Foundation grants for graduate study and 11th among all universities, including the Ivy institutions.
The National Science Foundation approved the plan for the creation of the not-for-profit organization to " give the users of IP numbers ( mostly Internet service providers, corporations and other large institutions ) a voice in the policies by which they are managed and allocated within the North American region.
Jane Goodall, in a September 27, 2002, interview on National Public Radio's " Science Friday ", expressed her ideas about the existence of Bigfoot.
In January 2007, she and her colleagues published an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science and reported that they have found a virus-like particle ( but without finding nucleic acids so far ) in less than 10 % of the cells a scrapie-infected cell line and in a mouse cell line infected by a human CJD agent.
Despite its small size, 31 Caltech alumni and faculty have won the Nobel Prize and 66 have won the National Medal of Science or Technology.
The largest federal agencies contributing to research are NASA, National Science Foundation, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Defense, and Department of Energy.
Active funding from the National Science Foundation Directorate of Mathematical and Physical Science ( MPS ) for Caltech stands at $ 343 million as of 2011, the highest for any educational institution in the nation, and higher than the total funds allocated to any state except California and New York.
Seven faculty and alumni have received a Crafoord Prize from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, while 56 have been awarded the U. S. National Medal of Science, and 10 have received the National Medal of Technology.
In 2005 Engelbart received a National Science Foundation grant to fund the open source HyperScope project.
He has received various other awards including the Turing Award, the National Medal of Science, the John von Neumann Medal, and the Kyoto Prize.
" In addition, the National Science Foundation and the 2009 Lombardi Report also ranked Drexel among the top 50 private comprehensive research universities.
National and Foundation
The American Film Institute ( AFI ) is an independent non-profit organization created by the National Endowment for the Arts, which was established in 1967 when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act.
The National Endowment for the Arts and Humanities recommended creating AFI “ to enrich and nurture the art of film in America ” with initial funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Motion Picture Association of America and the Ford Foundation.
Arbor Day reached its height of popularity on its 125th anniversary in 1997, when David J. Wright, noticed that a Nebraska nonprofit organization called the National Arbor Day Foundation had taken the name of the holiday and commercialized it for their own use as a trademark for their publication " Arbor Day ," so he countered their efforts, launched a website, and trademarked it for " public use celebrations " and defended the matter in a federal district court in the United States to ensure it was judged as property of the public domain, the case was settled in October 1999.
In 1957, the National Committee Day of Planting Trees / Foundation of National Festival of Trees ( Nationale Boomplantdag / Nationale Boomfeestdag ) was created.
Dogpatch characters were used in national campaigns for the Cancer Foundation, the March of Dimes, the National Heart Fund, the Boy Scouts of America, Minnesota Tuberculosis and Health Association, the National Amputation Foundation, and Disabled American Veterans, among others.
Accordingly, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation and a Grammy Award from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
* 1998: Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
X-Stop was shown to block sites such as the Quaker web site, the National Journal of Sexual Orientation Law, the Heritage Foundation, and parts of The Ethical Spectacle.
According to the National Psoriasis Foundation and the FDA, coal tar is a valuable, safe and inexpensive treatment option for millions of people with psoriasis and other scalp or skin conditions.
National and NSF
Access to the ARPANET was expanded in 1981 when the National Science Foundation ( NSF ) developed the Computer Science Network ( CSNET ) and again in 1986 when NSFNET provided access to supercomputer sites in the United States from research and education organizations.
Kitt Peak was selected by its first director, Aden B. Meinel, in 1958 as the site for a national observatory under contract with the National Science Foundation ( NSF ) and was administered by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy.
The Russian nuclear powered icebreaker Yamal ( icebreaker ) | NS Yamal on a 1994 joint expedition with the National Science Foundation | NSF.
The ' Black Proposal ' was a short, ten-page proposal for the creation of a supercomputing center which eventually led to funding from the National Science Foundation ( NSF ) to create supercomputing centers, including the National Center for Supercomputing Applications ( NCSA ) at the University of Illinois.
The twelve member presidential Committee on the National Medal of Science is responsible for selecting award recipients and is administered by the National Science Foundation ( NSF ).
Encouraged by conversations between Richard W. Porter of General Electric and Alan T. Waterman, Director of the National Science Foundation ( NSF ), Rosen on November 27, 1954 completed a report describing the potential value of launching an earth satellite.
A few students can attain outside fellowships such as the National Science Foundation ( NSF ) and National Physical Science Consortium ( NPSC ).
Another VAM off-shoot is the National Socialist Front ( Swedish: Nationalsocialistisk Front, NSF ) which was formed in 1994 by VAM sympathisers in Karlskrona.
The National Science Foundation ( NSF ) is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering.
Although many other federal research agencies operate their own laboratories, notable examples being the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ) and the National Institutes of Health ( NIH ), NSF does not.
In June 2010, the National Science Board ( NSB ), the governing body for NSF and science advisers to both the legislative and executive branches, convened its Task Force on Merit Review to determine " how well the current Merit Review criteria used by the National Science Foundation ( NSF ) to evaluate all proposals were serving the agency.
) Today, that idea has expanded to encompass the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, the National Solar Observatory, the Gemini Observatory and the Arecibo Observatory, all of which are funded in whole or in part by NSF.
; 1990s: NSF funds the development of several curricula based on the NCTM standards, devised by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.