An authoritative news and resource center for federal science policy, with a focus on the physical sciences.

FYI Bulletin

A news service covering science policy developments in Washington, DC, with a focus on the physical sciences.

20 Jul 2017

As the House advances a budget that cuts non-defense spending while boosting defense spending over the next decade, a group of coalitions representing scientific organizations and universities is urging Congress to lift both defense and non-defense budget caps that are constraining federal spending on science.

18 Jul 2017

At last week’s meeting of the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee, participants discussed the Department of Energy Office of Science’s work in advanced computing. They also discussed research priorities identified at two recent workshops and a new charge to commemorate the past 40 years of work in DOE’s Basic Energy Sciences program.

14 Jul 2017

The Trump administration has made and is considering several immigration policy changes that could have broad implications for the U.S. scientific research enterprise.

FYI This Week

A newsletter, issued each Monday morning, highlighting science policy news stories and events of the upcoming week and summarizing news from the past week, with a focus on the physical sciences.

This Week: DOE Spending Bill Arrives / DOE Science Under Secretary Hearing / Open Access Study Kicks Off

Plus: In Case You Missed It / Events This Week / Opportunities / Around the Web

FYI Tracker

A set of online resources with up-to-date information on federal science budgets, bills, and policymakers.

Budget

Up-to-date information on the status of fiscal year 2017 budgets and appropriations relevant to the physical sciences.

Leadership

Index of high-level federal officials who have responsibility for appropriating funds, setting policy, or managing programs relevant to the physical sciences.