Wednesday, October 24, 2007

R&D in U.S. Universities

"Universities Report Stalled Growth in Federal R&D Funding in FY 2006", U.S. National Science Foundation InfoBrief NSF 07-336, September 2007.

The National Science Foundation has published results from its latest survey of 600 leading U.S. research universities. Science and engineering research funding in those universities was almost 48 billion dollars in 2006. Thirty percent of the total was located in the top 20 universities, each of which accounted for more than $500,000,000. Six of the top 20 are in California.

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