FASEB Endorses the Combatting Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019

February 13, 2019

On February 5, FASEB endorsed the “Combatting Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019 (HR 36).” The bill is co-sponsored by House Science, Space and Technology Committee Chair Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK). Among its provisions, the bill supports efforts to address sexual harassment implemented by the National Science Foundation (NSF) last year, and authorizes funding for research grants to better understand factors contributing to sexual harassment and to collect additional data on the prevalence and implications of sexual harassment in the scientific community.

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