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[IWS] NSF: Federal Science and Engineering Obligations to Universities and Colleges Drop by 11% in FY 2011 [25 March 2014]

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National Science Foundation

 

Federal Science and Engineering Obligations to Universities and Colleges Drop by 11% in FY 2011 [25 March 2014]

NSF 14-309 | March 2014

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/infbrief/nsf14309/

or

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/infbrief/nsf14309/nsf14309.pdf

[full-text, 6 pages]

 

In FY 2011, federal agencies obligated $31.4 billion to 1,134 academic institutions for science and engineering activities. The 11.0% decrease in current dollars from FY 2010 federal obligations ($35.3 billion to 1,219 academic institutions) reflects the absence of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) stimulus funds in FY 2011. The last ARRA funds were obligated in FY 2010 and accounted for $5.1 billion (14.5%) of FY 2010 science and engineering (S&E) obligations to academic institutions. If ARRA obligations are excluded from FY 2010 totals, FY 2011 S&E obligations to academic institutions increased $1.2 billion (4.1%) (table 1). These statistics are from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF’s) National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics Survey of Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions.

 

 

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