2013 Report to NAS

The 2013 report on the EPSCoR program to the National Academy of Sciences is available here.

EPSCoR 2030 Report to NSF

A report to the National Science Foundation (NSF) on the EPSCoR 2030 Workshop to to the National Science Foundation, held in Washington DC on January 19-20, 2012. The two-day workshop produced observations about the value of the NSF program and recommended programmatic changes to be made both by NSF and by the EPSCoR states that can enhance EPSCoR’s effectiveness.

EPSCoR/IDeA in FY 2013

Fact Sheets

2013 EPSCoR/IDeA Fact Sheet

An informative single sheet report about EPSCoR/IDeA.


Congressional Testimony by Dr. Chris Lawson

Dr. Chris Lawson, Executive Director of the Alabama EPSCoR program, testified on behalf of the EPSCoR/IDeA Coalition before the House Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Subcommittee at their public witness hearing on March 21st, 2013. His testimony highlighted the important work that the NASA and NSF EPSCoR programs contribute to the advancement of science and technology including; a strengthened economy, a more highly skilled workforce, and the innovative solutions that make our country more competitive.

Statement of Dr. David Shaw

Vice President for Research and Economic Development Mississippi State University
Submitted to the Senate Appropriations Committee
Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Regarding the National Institutes of Health’s Institutional Development Award Program
April 27, 2012

Statement of Dr. Mark A. Barteau

Senior Vice Provost for Research and Strategic Initiatives; Member, National Academy of Engineering; University of Delaware
Submitted to the House Appropriations Committee
Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
March 29, 2012

Testimony of Christopher M. Lawson, Ph.D. 

Executive Director, Alabama EPSCoR
Director of the Graduate Research Scholars Program
Professor, Department of Physics, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Submitted to the House Committee on Appropriations
Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies
March 22, 2012

Other Links

The Coalition on the Public Understanding of Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science