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DBASSE Recently Released Reports

Consensus Study Report Measuring Sex, Gender Identity, and Sexual Orientation This report from the Committee on National Statistics recommends that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) adopt new practices for collecting data on sex, gender, and sexual orientation –...

COSSA Washington Update – April 26, 2022

COSSA Washington Update – April 26, 2022

White House Compiles Equity Action Plans, ARPA-H Moves to NIH, Congress Turns towards FY 2023 Budget Oversight, and More Featured News White House Compiles Federal Action Plans The White House has published a list of equity action plans that have been developed by...

COSSA Washington Update – April 17, 2022

COSSA's Full Analysis of the President's Budget, NSF Announces Research Security Activities, National Academies Release Education Research and Statistics Reports, and More Featured news President’s FY 2023 Budget Request for Social and Behavioral Science As previously...

COPAFS March 2022 Stakeholder Report

COPAFS News OMB recently shared a copy of this year’s Analytical Perspectives chapter called “Leveraging Federal Statistics to Strengthen Evidence-based Decision-making.” This chapter, which formerly was named “Strengthening Federal Statistics,” is back in the...

Introducing NIH’s New Scientific Data Sharing Website

A new blog from NIH's "Under the Poliscope" : This is a guest blog by Dr. Mike Lauer, the NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research (OER). Dr. Lauer writes about NIH research funding policies and data at his blog, Open Mike. I am very pleased to announce the...

President Biden Unveils Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request

On March 28, President Biden released his proposed Fiscal Year 2023 budget request. The President is required by law to submit the budget request to Congress by the first Monday in February. However, this year’s submission was delayed while Congress and the...

March 2022 Census Project Update

Appropriations Update  Congress and Administration Enact Final Fiscal Year 2022 Funding Measure Almost six months after Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 began, Congress passed the FY 2022 Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. 2471) to fund all federal agencies through September...

OBSSR Connector Monthly – March 17, 2022

Director's Voice Blog This blog is co-authored with Dr. Janine Simmons, Chief, Individual Behavioral Processes Branch, National Institute on Aging. Advancing Ontology Development and Use in the Behavioral and Social Sciences In this month’s blog, we dive into the case...

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