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Sep 5 / James Van Loon

Latest data from NSF on federal funding for basic research

The latest data from the National Science Foundation (NSF) indicates that federal funding of basic research at universities and colleges is essentially unchanged from FY2011 to FY2012.  The report also provides trends in funding of basic research broken down by:

  • character of work,
  • funding agency, and
  • field of science and engineering

See this NSF InfoBrief for further information and access to the detailed data.