Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine

Saltzman quoted in government shutdown article

Date: 
Tue, 01/08/2019

AirUCI faculty Eric Saltzman was quoted in an article from Inside Higher Education that discusses the ramefications of the federal government shutdown and its effects on research.  Because of the federal agencies involved, the shutdown will impact researchers working in the earth sciences in particular, hampering momentum in areas like climate change.  Eric noted that scientists are always anticipating where the money for their next research project will come from, so there is uncertainty about applying for new grants at this time.  And the shutdown also delays peer reviews of previously submitted proposals as well as decisions on grant awards.  
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