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Field Composition of Postdocs Shifts as Numbers Decline in Biological Sciences and in Clinical Medicine

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17309/nsf17309.pdf

Description and data about the shifting trends by field  in postdoctoral appointees in science, engineering, and health in U.S. academic institutions.   Largest increases were in neurosciences, engineering, and social sciences. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering, Fall 2015

Categories: African Americans,Education-Higher,Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Science/Technology,Statistics,Women

https://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/datatables/gradpostdoc/2015/

An annual census of the total number of graduate students, postdoctoral appointees, and doctorate-level nonfaculty researchers by demographic and other characteristics such as source of financial support. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering, 2017

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17310/digest/about-this-report/

Provides statistical information in science and engineering education and employment.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection

Categories: Homeland Security,Science/Technology,Telecommunications/Internet

https://www.loc.gov/collections/feinberg-whitman/about-this-collection/

Aims to provide a high level overview of information security principles and detailed descriptions of “security control families.”  Includes sections on information security elements, threats and vulnerabilities, and information security policy.  From the National Institute of Standards and Technology

 

An Introduction to Information Security

Categories: Homeland Security,Science/Technology,Telecommunications/Internet

http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/drafts/800-12r1/sp800_12_r1_draft.pdf

Aims to provide a high level overview of information security principles and detailed descriptions of “security control families.”  Includes sections on information security elements, threats and vulnerabilities, and information security policy.  From the National Institute of Standards and Technology

 

Prevalence of Certifications and Licenses Among the College-Educated Population in the United States

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17312/nsf17312.pdf

Describes certification and licensure prevalence and examines the effect of these credentials on employment. Reports that 39% of the college-educated population in the U.S. in February 2015 held a currently-active certificate or license.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Profile of Early Career Doctorates: 2015

Categories: Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17313/nsf17313.pdf

Covers persons receiving their doctorates in the past ten years who are employed by academic institutions, federally-funded research and development centers, or the National Institutes of Health.  Covers origin of degree, field of study, citizenship, sex, and career position/location.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Survey of State Government Research and Development: FYs 2014 and 2015: Detailed Statistical Tables

Categories: Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17308/pdf/nsf17308.pdf

Shows spending on R&D by states in total and by detailed breakdowns.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

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