Science Policy
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Open Access to Federally-funded Research Data

09.09.20 | 1 min read | Text by David Crotty & Ida Sim & Michael Stebbins


The majority of scientific research data in the United States is not shared, meaning that our nation has vast untapped potential to fuel scientific advances. The Biden-Harris Administration can dramatically accelerate scientific progress by (i) requiring scientists who receive federal funding to share their research data and (ii) directing federal research agencies to coordinate to build an International Research Data Commons that allows research data to be easily discovered and shared.