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Federal Scientists Survey

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Researchers at ISU's Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology (CSSM) and the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) conducted a survey of over 63,000 science professionals from 16 science-based US government agencies. The 2018 survey is part of ongoing research by UCS to better understand the state of scientific integrity in federal agencies and departments and government scientists’ work environment.

Data collection for the Federal Scientists Survey has concluded. Thank you to everyone who participated.

For additional information about this survey or the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), please visit the links below:

This study has been approved by the Iowa State University Institutional Review Board (IRB #18-017) to ensure confidentiality and data security.

Primary Investigators:
Project Partners/Funders: Union of Concerned Scientists
SRS Project Manager: Anthony Connor
Modes: Web surveys