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In short: Not yet. Fiscal year 2016 has had a bumpy start, but things are starting to look like they are settling down. Read on to learn about the current status of FY 2016. Updated: 16 December.

02 Nov 2015

The American Association for the Advancement of Science wants to hear about how conference travel has benefited you and your research.

23 Oct 2015

FY 2016 started last week (1 October 2015), and a continuing resolution passed Congress just in the nick of time to keep the federal government from shutting down.

05 Oct 2015

President Obama released his FY 2016 budget request in February. Here's where things stand as of September, now that Congress is back in session and the presidential campaign is in full swing.

11 Sep 2015

A new report from the National Academies considers lessons learned from previous decadal surveys and presents options for possible changes and improvements to the decadal-survey process.

09 Sep 2015

The AAS's new John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, Heather Bloemhard, introduces herself and describes her path from graduate school to a PhD in physics and, ultimately, a career in science policy.

09 Sep 2015

The US Departments of State and Commerce recently proposed changes to export control regulations covering optical equipment. AAS members are encouraged to comment. Deadline: 6 July 2015.

03 Jun 2015

The US Departments of State and Commerce recently proposed changes to export control regulations covering optical equipment. Learn more at a 12 May webinar, and submit your comments by 6 July.

06 May 2015

In mid-March college student Ashley Tucker joined more than a dozen other AAS members in Washington, DC, for Congressional Visits Day 2015. Here are her thoughts on what she learned from the experience.

09 Apr 2015

To apply, or not to apply ― that is the question every time a funding opportunity arises. To answer, two scientists set out to measure the cost-effectiveness of writing grant proposals. Here are their results.

08 Apr 2015

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