Research Security in the U.S.

On Tuesday, the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight and Subcommittee on Research and Technology held a joint hearing titled, “Balancing Open Science and Security in the U.S. Research Enterprise.” Committee Members discussed the risks to research integrity and security posed by undue foreign influence in the U.S. research enterprise. The Subcommittees also examined ongoing efforts at universities and federal science agencies to address these risks and the need for additional clarity regarding the scale and scope of the risks and best practices for securing federally funded fundamental research. They also discussed the risks of overcorrection, including the impact on researchers, institutions, and the competitiveness of the U.S. research enterprise.

Coming up in Committee


U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology