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 4, 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 24, 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.
Ian Waitz on the future of engineering education and research
May 18, 2011New dean reflects on MIT’s School of Engineering, cites ever-growing role for collaboration and outreach.
MIT students advocate for research funding on Capitol Hill
April 1, 2011Members of the Science Policy Initiative will demonstrate the benefits of continued federal funding for science and technology at this year's annual Science-Engineering-Technology Congressional Visits Day.