Options for the federal government include these:
Establish education and traineeship grants to institutions focused on frontier research areas and multidisciplinary or innovation-oriented studies.7
Eliminate the employer-employee stipulation in Office of Management Budget Circular A-21 to encourage the dual benefits to research and education of having graduate students serve as research assistants.8
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