A taxing issue
April 11, 2012In book talk, MIT economist Simon Johnson and co-author James Kwak emphasize need to raise revenues to cope with national debt.
MIT graduate students head to Capitol Hill to deliver research-funding petition
March 26, 2012More than 10,000 signed petition in support of science and engineering work.
Sen. Kerry tours Alcator C-Mod tokamak
March 20, 2012Project is at risk of being terminated due to proposed federal budget cuts.
The scoop on Coeus: It’s not just for grants.gov proposals
March 12, 2012Coeus is equally useful for preparing and routing other grant proposals, whether they are going to industry, foundations or federal agencies.
Political science PhD candidate Christopher Clary helping to shape U.S. defense policy
March 5, 2012
Jens Hainmueller: A 'numbers' guy takes on pressing public policy issues
February 15, 2012Political science associate professor ties together qualitative and quantitative ways of thinking about politics and society.
Nuclear security takes its place in NSE’s curriculum
January 31, 2012
Two congressmen visit the Plasma Science and Fusion Center
December 6, 2011
With changes, the grid can take it
December 5, 2011MIT report shows that with new policies, U.S. electric grid could handle expected influx of electric cars and wind and solar generation.
Chu: New materials could be transformative
December 1, 2011Citing historical examples, U.S. secretary of energy argues that the nation can still regain its manufacturing leadership.
IPC Forum on Energy Innovation
November 22, 2011New ways of developing clean, reliable, affordable U.S. energy supplies
MIT Science Policy Initiative petition urges Congress to fund research
November 14, 2011Student group’s ‘Stand with Science’ effort targets policymakers, graduate students
Summers: To end slump, United States must spend
November 3, 2011In MIT remarks, former Treasury secretary calls for the ‘common sense’ cure of more government spending to spur growth.
What can make a dent?
October 23, 2011Given the enormous scale of worldwide energy use, there are limited options for achieving significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
MIT students to visit Washington to explore science policy careers
October 13, 2011New Federal Science Agency Visits program sends delegates to meet with scientists and policymakers at federal agencies to see science policy in practice.
3 Questions: Archon Fung on political science today
October 13, 2011
President Hockfield stresses innovation in speech to U.S. governors
July 15, 2011‘Lasting economic growth emerges from the most advanced science, mathematics and technology,’ she says.