Title

NSF, Academics Told to Act as if They Mean it

Authors

Jeffrey Mervis

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Science

Volume

301

Issue

5636

Publisher

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Publication Date

1-1-2003

Abstract

What will it take to produce a more diverse U.S. scientific workforce? A lot of academic carrots and a few sticks, said participants in a daylong workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) last week. But no combination of incentives and penalties will succeed, they warned, unless universities take the problem more seriously and graduates can find more good jobs.

Comments

Originally published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Publisher's PDF and HTML fulltext available through remote link.

DOI

10.1126/science.301.5636.1030a