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Home > Publications > Research Papers > ARISE: Advancing Research In Science and Engineering: Investing in Early-Career Scientists and High-Risk, High-Reward Research
ARISE: Advancing Research In Science and Engineering: Investing in Early-Career Scientists and High-Risk, High-Reward Research

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ARISE: Advancing Research In Science and Engineering: Investing in Early-Career Scientists and High-Risk, High-Reward Research

Published by American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, MA, 2008

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Executive Summary

Introduction

Early-Career Faculty
Reasons for Concern

Recent Trends: NIH

Recent Trends: NSF

Other Agencies

Tracking Demographics of Early-Career Researchers

Summary

Recommendations to Government

Recommendations to Other Stakeholders

Recommendations to Universities

Recommendations to Private Foundations

High-Risk, High-Reward Research
A Troubling Consensus

NIH Pioneer Awards

National Science Board Analysis

Recommendations to Government

Issues Common to Early-Career and Transformative Research
Stress on Peer-Review System

Recommendations to Government

Recommendations to Universities

Conclusion

References

Committee Biographies



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