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Title The measure of STAR : review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Science to Achieve Results (STAR) research grants program / Committee to Review EPA's Research Grants Program, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division of Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2003]
©2003
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 176 pages) : illustrations
Contents Overview of the STAR Program -- Competitive grant programs in other federal agencies -- Measure for measure -- Taking the measure of STAR
Summary The report favorably reviews the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's competitive research grants program, finding that it has yielded significant new findings and knowledge critical for EPA's decision-making process. Established in 1995, the grants program was designed to enable the nation's best scientists and engineers to explore new ways to safeguard the environment and protect public health. The program awards about $100 million a year in grants and fellowships to independent investigators, multidisciplinary teams, and graduate students at universities and nonprofit institutions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject United States. Environmental Protection Agency -- Research grants.
Science to Achieve Results Program (U.S.)
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee to Review EPA's Research Grants Program.
ISBN 0309516749 (PDF)
0585495890 (electronic bk.)
9780309516747 (PDF)
9780585495897 (electronic bk.)
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Other Titles Review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Science to Achieve Results (STAR) research grants program