[Duraspace] Battle between NSF and House science committee escalates: How did it get this bad? | Science/AAAS | News

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 10:26:23 SAST 2014

*With such strong rhetoric on both sides, it’s hard to see a quick or quiet
ending to this confrontation. Johnson certainly seems prepared to continue
defending NSF and, in particular, its funding of the social sciences.*
“This campaign against NSF’s merit-review system is indefensible absent
some compelling explanation of what you are trying to accomplish,” she
tells Smith in her 30 September letter. “If your ultimate goal is to cut
funding for social and behavioral sciences …I respect your right to try to
make that case as Chairman. But please do not compromise the integrity of
NSF’s merit review system as part of this campaign.”

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