University Researchers Play a Critical Role inCombating COVID-19

TSC institutions are leading the charge to combat COVID-19, from supplying local hospitals with 3D printed personal protection equipment to working tirelessly for a vaccine and treatments to addressing the country’s testing shortage. Discover how researchers at TSC institutions are combating COVID-19 and setting the stage to mitigate – and possibly avoid – future public health crises.

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About Us

Established in 1994, the Science Coalition is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of more than 50 of the nation’s leading public and private research universities. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, it is dedicated to sustaining the federal government’s investment in fundamental scientific research as a means to stimulate the economy, spur innovation, and drive American competitiveness.

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Our Initiatives

The Science Coalition works to demonstrate the benefits of fundamental scientific research to the public and to celebrate the work that legislators, agency officials, and university researchers do every day to promote fundamental research. Learn more about our most recent Champion of Science Award reception below.

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TSC In Action

The Science Coalition regularly hosts events with current and former members of Congress, administration officials, and other stakeholders. Below you can browse photos that highlight some of our recent meetings and events.

Why Science Matters

If America wants to maintain our innovative edge, create meaningful jobs and realize economic growth, then we must make funding for scientific research a national priority.

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Fund It Forward Student Video Challenge

The power of a great story can change the world. We need your help – your stories – to spread the word about why science matters. Help us remind Congress that now is the time to invest in science, that now is the time to Fund it Forward!

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Congratulations to this year’s @GoldGooseAward winners! Thanks to federally funded #fundamentalresearch, researchers were able to quickly mobilize in the face of #COVID19 to develop vaccines, treatments, and better care for patients. #FundScience #ThankstoScience Read More
RT @GoldGooseAward: #GGA20 Virtual Ceremony starting NOW! The Golden Goose Award honors seemingly obscure, federally funded research that h… Read More
RT @GoldGooseAward: Today's the day! Join us at 4:00 PM ET for a celebration of serendipity and science at the 2020 Golden Goose Virtual Aw… Read More
Image From Twitter 📆 There’s only 3 days left to vote for the winner of the People’s Choice Award for @scicoalition’s Fund It Forward Student Video Challenge. Vote here: #ThankstoScience #FundScience Read More
RT @InnovTaskForce: Our coalition sent a letter to key members of Congress today, encouraging them to pass a FY21 appropriations bill: http… Read More
Image From Twitter #ChampionofScience @SenCoryGardner has consistently prioritized research funding for universities which will keep the United States at the forefront of scientific discovery for years to come. #ThanksToOurChampions Read More
Image From Twitter As a Ranking Member of @HouseScience’s Subcommittee on Research, #ChampionofScience @RepLipinski helped to secure continued funding for @NSF to support the next generation of #fundamentalresearch. Thank you for your tireless advocacy! #ThanksToOurChampions Read More
Thanks to federal funding for #fundamentalresearch, @NIH, @DoD_STIx, and university researchers pivoted their work on RNA modification into a potential #COVID19 vaccine. Continued investment in research will save lives and mitigate future health crises. Read More
RT @WayneStateCLAS: Support your fellow students in the @SciCoalition's Fund It Forward Student Video Challenge and help spread the word ab… Read More
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RT @UCDavisCOE: Cast your vote for the @scicoalition People's Choice Award! Three @ucdavis student videos about their federally funded rese… Read More
RT @UCAdvocacy: .@scicoalition’s Fund It Forward Student Video Challenge has closed, which means it’s time to vote for the People’s Choice… Read More
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RT @Tessa_M_Hill: Check out these amazing @scicoalition videos, three of which are by @ucdavis students. Support federally funded science b… Read More