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Science and Technology: Public Perceptions, Awareness, and Information Sources.
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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.

State Indicators

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How We Support Research

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Funding Opportunities

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America's Best Universities for Social Science Research

Our data on higher education R&D expenditures are used to rank U.S. universities conducting social science research.

Events

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NCSES Data Tools and Researcher Forum Webinar

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Association for Institutional Research (AIR) 2022 Annual Conference

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NCSES serves as a clearinghouse for the collection, interpretation, analysis, and dissemination of objective science and engineering data.
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