Science and Technology Policymaking: A Primer

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Science and technology policy is concerned with the allocation of resources for and encouragement of scientific and engineering research and development, the use of scientific and technical knowledge to enhance the nations' response to societal challenges, and the education of Americans in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This report describes the science and engineering community, policymakers' interest in that community and its various endeavors, and the organizations that provide science and technology policy advice to agencies of the federal government and/or Members of Congress.

Creator(s): Stine, Deborah D.
Creation Date: May 27, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Stine, Deborah D.

Specialist in Science and Technology Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: May 27, 2009
Description:

Science and technology policy is concerned with the allocation of resources for and encouragement of scientific and engineering research and development, the use of scientific and technical knowledge to enhance the nations' response to societal challenges, and the education of Americans in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This report describes the science and engineering community, policymakers' interest in that community and its various endeavors, and the organizations that provide science and technology policy advice to agencies of the federal government and/or Members of Congress.

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38 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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