Genesis of NSF no-dups policy

S. A. Modena samodena at
Sun May 31 23:40:49 EST 1992

In article <9205302005.AA22576 at> 21847CRS at MSU.EDU ("Chris.Somerville") writes:
>For those interested in the genesis of the "no-duplicate posposal
>policy" I suggest you request from NSF a copy of publication NSF91-
>69 (or the short version NSF91-68) entitled "Adapting to the
>Future: Report of the BBS Task Force Looking to the 21st Century".
>Among other useful nuggest of advice, they also recommended that an
>attempt be made to award "beginning" investigators five year
>grants.  I like the word "beginning" because I have consistently
>felt as though I am just beginning for the last twenty five years.
And it would break down the embedded age-based discrimination associated with
"young" investigator awards.

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