- Science: International R&D collaborations are on the rise; countries are partnering to build big facilities.
- Industry: Companies are increasingly multinational; US companies are moving R&D facilities offshore.
- Education: The US competes for the world's best talent; it needs to attract and retain first-rate students and scientists.
- Policy: National S&T policies are affected by global events; federal R&D funding influences US participation in international large-scale collaborations.
U.S.-India Travel Grant Program
APS is now accepting proposals!
Physicists, postdocs, and physics Ph.D. students in India and the United States can apply for travel grants to pursue opportunities in the other country. This program is sponsored by the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and is administered by APS. The application deadline is Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
Learn more about the U.S.-India Travel Grant Program
Imprisoned Iranian Physics Graduate Released After 5 Years in Jail
Omid Kokabee—an APS member and physics graduate student — has been released on parole.
Read more about Omid Kokabee
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