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National Research Council (US) Committee on a New Government-University Partnership for Science and Security. Science and Security in a Post 9/11 World: A Report Based on Regional Discussions Between the Science and Security Communities. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2007.

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Science and Security in a Post 9/11 World: A Report Based on Regional Discussions Between the Science and Security Communities.

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BPrevious Reports Regarding Science and Security

Reporting Agency Report Related Findings/Recommendations Release Date
National Academies: Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy Scientific Communication and National Security; also known as the “Corson Report” Contributed to the federal policy stated in National Security Decision Directive 189 (NSDD-189), National Policy on the Transfer of Scientific, Technical and Engineering Information. NSDD-189 was reaffirmed in 2001 by Dr. Condoleeza Rice. 1982
U.S. Commission on National Security/21st Century Road Map for National Security: Imperative for Change; also known as the “Hart-Rudman Report” Recommended the creation of Department of Homeland Security, doubling of federal investment in research and development and in increased focus on science education. 2001
Massachusetts Institute of Technology In the Public Interest: Report of the Ad Hoc Faculty Committee on Access to and Disclosure of Scientific Information Recommended that no classified research be performed on MIT’s main campus. 2002
Congressional Research Service Dual-Use Biological Equipment: Difficulties in Domestic Regulation Outlined options for regulating dual-use biological equipment, Underscores the difficulties and likely limited impact of such regulations. 2003
Stanford University: Center for International Security and Cooperation Biotechnology and Bioterrorism: An Unprecedented World Recommends the United States limit classified biodefense work and perform such work with transparency to dissuade an increase in global biodefense research. 2004
National Academies: Development, Security and Cooperation Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism; also known as the “Fink Report” This report led to the creation in 2004 of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB), which was established under DHHS to advise all federal departments and agencies that conduct or support life sciences research that could potentially be dual use. 2004
Government Accountability Office Streamlined Visas Mantis Program Has Lowered Burden on Foreign Science Students and Scholars, But Further Refinements Needed This report was commissioned because of the delay found in processing visa applications of foreign students and scholars; when released the report found that the delay had been significantly reduced. 2005
Center for Strategic and International Studies Global Evolution of Dual-Use Biotechnology Outlined differences between previous warfare equipment regulation with dual-use biological equipment and the difficulty in regulating equipment for dual-use research. 2005
Center for Strategic and International Studies Security Controls on Scientific Information and the Conduct of Scientific Research Policy Asserted that an open scientific environment is needed for the greatest security of the United States. 2005
National Academies: Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy Implications of International Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars in the United States Recommended reshaping federal policies that govern the movement and activities of international scientists and engineers, particularly with respect to visa and immigration policy. 2005
National Academies: Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy Rising Above the Gathering Storm; also known as the “Gathering Storm” America’s economic leadership is being challenged by globalization; recommended increasing and strengthening math and science education, as well as science and technology research and development. 2005
National Research Council Making the Nation Safer: The Role of Science and Technology in Countering TerrorismRecommended that OSTP initiate dialogue between federal and state governments and research universities on the balance between protecting information vital to national security and the free and open way in which university research is accomplished. 2002
Center for Strategic and International Studies Security Controls on the Access of Foreign Scientists and Engineers to the United StatesAsserted that the competitiveness of American science and technology enterprises depends on foreign nationals and international collaborations. 2005
National Academies: Board on Global Health Globalization, Biosecurity, and the Future of the Life SciencesReport asserts that the best way to handle future malevolent uses of biotechnology is to have open access to scientific information, broad definitions about potential threats, and increased scientific expertise in the security community. 2006
Copyright © 2007, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK11503

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