Week in Review 7.22.22

Senate Agrees to Motion to Proceed on Semiconductor Chips and R&D Priorities

On Tuesday, the Senate agreed to a motion to proceed on science and innovation legislation that includes provisions on semiconductor chips and research and development priorities.

Paper Mills and Research Misconduct

On Wednesday, the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight held a hearing to discuss the current and future challenges in securing scientific literature from fraudulent academic papers. Members and Witnesses examined strategies for identifying fraud, the increasing number of fraudulent papers produced and sold by paper mills, and the impact of new technologies such as AI on both the perpetration and the detection of research misconduct.

Coming up in Committee

Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Hearing

  • Mr. Matthew Scholl, Chief, Computer Security Division, Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Mr. Brandon Bailey, Senior Project Leader, Cyber Assessments and Research Department, The Aerospace Corporation

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