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ISBN: 030908427X, 9780309084277
Authors: Committee On Attracting Science, Mathematics Phds To K-12 Education: From Analysis To Implementation, Division Of Policy, Global Affairs, National Research Council
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Keywords: science, mathematics, technology, program, demonstration, phds, education, attracting
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The National Research Council (NRC) has undertaken a three-phase project to explore the possibility of a program to attract science, mathematics and engineering PhDs to careers in K-12 education. The first phase of the project surveyed the interests of recent PhDs in science and mathematics in pursuing careers in secondary education. Analysis of the Phase I data suggests that a significant percent......
ISBN: 0309076188, 9780309076180
Authors: Committee On Improving The Effectiveness Of Environmental Nongovernmental Organizations In Russia, Office For Central Europe, Eurasia Development, Security,, Cooperation, Policy, Global Affairs, National Research Council
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Keywords: lessons, proceedings, workshop, american, challenges, environmental, ngos, russian, role
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An NRC committee was established to work with a Russian counterpart group in conducting a workshop in Moscow on the effectiveness of Russian environmental NGOs in environmental decision-making and prepared proceedings of this workshop, highlighting the successes and difficulties faced by NGOs in Russia and the United States. ......
ISBN: 0309137578, 9780309137577
Authors: Glenn Schweitzer, Merc Fox, Editors; Office For Central Europe, Eurasia Development, Security,, Cooperation; Policy, Global Affairs; National Research Council; In Cooperation With The Russian Academy Of Sciences
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Keywords: extracts, proceedings, four, workshops, dialogue, years, views, countering, terrorism, eight, russian
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Few countries have endured as many attacks of terrorism during the past two decades as has Russia. From bombings on the streets of a number of cities, to the disruption of pipelines in Dagestan, to the taking of hundreds of hostages at a cultural center in Moscow and at a school in Beslan, the Russian government has responded to many political and technical challenges to protect the population. Th......
ISBN: 0309082528, 9780309082525
Authors: Hyman Bass, Zalman Usiskin,, Gail Burrill, Editors , U.s. National Commission On Mathematics Instruction, Board On International Scientific Organizations, Policy, Global Affairs Division, National Research Council
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Keywords: proceedings, japan, workshop, development, professional, classroom, teaching, medium, studying
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The Mathematical Sciences Education Board (MSEB) and the U.S. National Commission on Mathematics Instruction (USNCMI) took advantage of a unique opportunity to bring educators together.In August 2000, following the Ninth International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME-9) in Makuhari, Japan, MSEB and USNCMI capitalized on the presence of mathematics educators in attendance from the United Sta......
Authors: Steering Committee For Defining The Mandate Of Proteomics In The Post-genomics Era, U.s. National Committee For The International Union Of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Policy, Global Affairs Division, National Research Council
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Keywords: era, workshop, report, genomics, post, mandate, proteomics, defining
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Research in proteomics is the next logical step after genomics in understanding life processesat the molecular level.In the largest sense proteomics encompasses knowledge of the structure, function and expression of all proteins in the biochemical or biological contexts of all organisms. Since that is an impossible goal to achieve, at least in our lifetimes, it is appropriate to set more realistic......
ISBN: 0309216400, 9780309216401
Authors: Susan Sauer Sloan, Tom Arrison, Rapporteurs; Planning Committee For The Workshop On Examining Core Elements Of International Collaboration; Government-university-industry Research Roundtable; Policy, Global Affairs; National Academy Of Sciences, National Acad
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Keywords: collaboration, summary, workshop, research, international, core, elements, examining
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The globalization of science, engineering, and medical research is proceeding rapidly. The globalization of research has important implications for the U.S. research enterprise, for the U.S. government agencies, academic institutions, and companies that support and perform research, and for the world at large. As science and technology capabilities grow around the world, U.S.-based organizations a......
ISBN: 0309159687, 9780309159685
Authors: Committee On Underrepresented Groups, The Expansion Of The Science, Engineering Workforce Pipeline; Committee On Science, Engineering,, Public Policy; Policy, Global Affairs; National Academy Of Sciences, National Academy Of Engineering,, Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: technology, talent, crossroads, science, america, underrepresented, minority, participation, expanding
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In order for the United States to maintain the global leadership and competitiveness in science and technology that are critical to achieving national goals, we must invest in research, encourage innovation, and grow a strong and talented science and technology workforce.Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation explores the role of diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mat......
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