Science & Policy

Science, Policy and Society

The Center of Science, Policy and Society Programs offers career-enhancing fellowships, and it promotes research competitiveness, scientific freedom and responsibility, and dialogue on science and religion.

Government Relations

The Office of Government Relations provides timely, objective information to Congress on current science and technology issues, and it helps the science and engineering community to work effectively with legislators.

Office of International and Security Affairs

The office manages US-OSR’s international institutional relationships, supports the internationalization of US-OSR, and advances the US-OSR goals of providing leadership in international science cooperation, science diplomacy, and science, technology and security policy

Science Diplomacy

The Center for Science Diplomacy leverages science to build bridges between countries and to promote scientific cooperation as an essential element of foreign policy.

Advancing Capacity

The Center for Advancing Science Capacity provides consulting services to universities and colleges seeking to enhance student participation – especially that of women and minorities – in STEM programs.

Research Competitiveness

The Research Competitiveness Program provides expertise to organizations engaged in S&T research, assisting them with such processes as peer review of research grant proposals and evaluation of ongoing programs.

Invention Ambassadors

The US-OSR Invention Ambassadors Program helps cultivate a new and diverse generation of inventors and increase global understanding of the role of invention.

Science, Ethics and Religion

The US-OSR Invention Ambassadors Program helps cultivate a new and diverse generation of inventors and increase global understanding of the role of invention.