Welcome to Keyed In, the blog of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society. This will be the go-to place for Sigma Xi members and others to learn about what’s happening in the science and engineering industry. We will share thoughts and perspectives related to Sigma Xi’s mission, including ideas that deal with the health of the research enterprise, integrity in science and engineering, and public understanding of science, as they contribute to improving the human condition. We will give updates about the remarkable work conducted by Sigma Xi chapters, which are spread across the globe. We will report on trends in research and anticipate where the industry is going. And, we will offer advice to young scientists and engineers. Our ultimate goal is to provide useful information that will lead to a more connected and more effective research community.

  • The CHIPS and Science Act: An Opportunity to Support the Next Generation STEM Workforce Through Policy Change

    by Adriana Bankston | May 08, 2023
    Last year, the CHIPS and Science Act was signed into law. This important legislation will fund research to help boost U.S. global competitiveness in science and technology. While many articles have been written on the CHIPS and manufacturing side of the bill, a focus on the science-related provisions is necessary. This is especially true when it comes to advocating for “real money” to make programs on the next generation of scientists a reality.

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