A recent survey released by the Association of American Universities, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, and The Science Coalition found that sequestration is already having a negative impact on research institutions around the country.
Sequestration , or across-the-board spending cuts, began in March 2013 and will last another eight years unless Congress acts.
The majority of research institutions surveyed said that sequestration caused a reduction in the number of new federal research grants and delayed research projects, which has affected institutions’ opportunities to be economic drivers in their communities.
Other specific findings in the survey included:
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Date originally posted: November 22, 2013.