Science and Technology: Public Perceptions, Awareness, and Information Sources
May 4, 2022
This report explores indicators of public perceptions of science and technology. This includes public familiarity with science research processes, American adults’ exposure to sources of science information, and their involvement in scientific activities.
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Federal obligations for COVID-19 R&D totaled $23.3 billion in FY 2020, or 14% of total federal R&D obligations
Women accounted for 48% of all graduate students in science, engineering, and health at U.S academic institutions in 2020
Proportion of U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patents granted in 2019 that had at least one woman named as an inventor
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