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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As @floridastate researchers study #COVID19 and its impacts, other projects had to pause, including some at @NationalMagLab. @FSU_VP_Research wrote in @Fla_Pol that $26B in #ResearchRelief is essential to support research personnel and critical projects: https://t.co/esqj2ElTU4 Read More
.@DrPanch assumes his new position as @NSF Director with optimism, and is committed to advocating for robust, sustained federal investment in #fundamentalresearch to keep the United States competitive in a global research environment. https://t.co/QYLLACcEg4 #FundScience Read More
Today, @DrPanch was sworn in as the 15th Director of @NSF. His tenure at NSF comes during a pivotal moment for science research and the economy, and we’re looking forward to working together to keep the US at the forefront of discovery. https://t.co/ONkmi2hzCk #ThankstoScience Read More
.@uoregon’s Dean of @uoeducation, @RKamphaus, commends @RepBonamici for being named a 2020 #ChampionofScience! Congratulations, and thank you for supporting fundamental scientific research! #ThankstoScience #FundScience https://t.co/208NNd4IAv Read More
Congratulations to our 2020 #ChampionsofScience @RepBonamici and @repgregwalden. Your commitment to science research is unwavering. @cassmos, Senior Associate Vice President of @UO_Research, shares her congratulations. #ThankstoScience #FundScience https://t.co/4jPwebH7d3 Read More
Vice President of @UO_Research David Conover extends his congratulations to 2020 #ChampionsofScience @RepBonamici and @repgregwalden. Thank you for supporting federal investment in research. #ThankstoScience #FundScience https://t.co/IzVXvnUOwj Read More
RT @UOAdvocates: This year, The @scicoalition named @RepBonamici as a 2020 Champion of Science! Watch senior AVP of @UO_Research Cassandra… Read More
RT @UOAdvocates: Dean of @uoeducation at @uoregon, Randy Kamphaus, congratulates @RepBonamici on being named a #2020ChampionofScience by th… Read More
TSC endorses the bipartisan #RISEAct, which would provide critical #ResearchRelief to university researchers who have been impacted by the #COVID19 pandemic. The bill would protect past federal investments in research projects and support the 560,000-strong research workforce. Read More
RT @UOAdvocates: Congratulations to @RepBonamici for being chosen as a 2020 Champion of Science! The Award given by @scicoalition recognize… Read More
RT @UOAdvocates: Congratulations @repgregwalden for being named one of The @scicoalition 2020 Champions of Science! Senior AVP @UO_Research… Read More
RT @UOAdvocates: We congratulate @repgregwalden as a 2020 Champion of Science. Thanks for supporting funding investment for federal researc… Read More
RT @UOAdvocates: Thank you for your longstanding commitment to federal investment in research @repgregwalden. Please watch @uoregon’s Vice… Read More