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University Researchers Face Increasing Obstacles in Applying for Grants

Vaccines. Popular sports drinks. Computers. They share one quality: They were invented by researchers working at a college or university. Victoria McGovern says research leads to greater discovery and better education. McGovern is a senior program officer with the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, an organization that supports medical research in the United States and Canada. "It's a very good idea to connect the discovery of new things to the teaching of new students," she...

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