FIGURE HRR-3C Percent of fiscal year 2003 awards to new principal investigators, versus year since PhD, by field and NSF directorate.
NOTE: BIO = Biological Sciences; CSE = Computer, Information Sciences, and Engineering; EHR = Education and Human Resources; ENG = Engineering; GEO = Geosciences; MPS = Mathematical and Physical Sciences; SBE = Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences.
SOURCE: M. Clutter. Presentation at Bridges to Independence Workshop. Board on Life Sciences, The National Academies, June 16, 2004. Available at: http://dels.nas.edu/bls/bridges/Clutter.pdf.