FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Special Issue Inspired by the 75th Anniversary of Science, The Endless Frontier Released
Washington, DC (August 30, 2021) – With support from The Kavli Foundation, the Journal of Science Policy & Governance (JSPG) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are proud to release the Special Issue on Shaping the Future of Science Policy.
The issue builds on and from Vannevar Bush’s 1945 signature text Science, The Endless Frontier, which called for a centralized approach to government-sponsored science. Recommendations from the report led to the creation of the National Science Foundation, the development of the American research university, and generated fundamental policy frameworks underlying the basic research enterprise in the U.S.