Correcting the Inequities in Federal Research Funding

Salandy, Anthony
May 2002
Black Issues in Higher Education;5/23/2002, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p42
Addresses the need to correct inequalities in federal research funding in the U.S. Importance of equity in federal research funding; Definition of research funding inequity; Steps that graduate students should take toward involvement in higher education policy.


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