Tag: Science Philanthropy Alliance

Texas Stream Team honored with Texas Environmental Excellence Award

Texas Stream Team, as part of The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University, has been honored with a Texas Environmental Excellence Award in the civic/community category for bringing together numerous partners and thousands of citizen scientists to monitor and protect water quality across Texas. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality oversees the awards program. Texas Stream Team is a… Read more »

Can we save our fresh water supply?

In anticipation of World Water Day this Friday, we’ve convened top H2O experts for fresh insights in our Trend magazine. As this finite resource becomes increasingly limited, some see Earth’s glass as half empty—but science provides hope. The world’s wet regions are getting wetter and its dry areas drier—and much more quickly than previously thought, NASA satellite data show. Scientists predict over half of humanity will live in water-stressed areas by 2025.

U.S. Research Institutions Received Over $2.3 Billion in Private Funding for Basic Science in 2017

Research institutions in the U.S. received more than $2.3 billion for basic science research in 2017 from foundations, philanthropists, corporations, and charities, according to the Private Funding of Basic Science Survey conducted by the Science Philanthropy Alliance. The top ten institutions received 65% of this amount. Basic science research seeks fundamental knowledge about nature and our universe that progress and innovation rely upon. The… Read more »

U.S. Research Institutions Received Over $2.3 Billion in Private Funding for Basic Science in 2017

Research institutions in the U.S. received more than $2.3 billion for basic science research in 2017 from foundations, philanthropists, corporations, and charities, according to the Private Funding of Basic Science Survey conducted by the Science Philanthropy Alliance. The top ten institutions received 65% of this amount. Basic science research seeks fundamental knowledge about nature and our universe that progress and innovation rely upon. The… Read more »