The report of the NSF/AST Portfolio Review Committee (PRC) was released on 2012 August 16. The committee recommendations, made to NSF/AST, chart out a funding path toward the big science recommendations of the recent decadal survey (New Worlds, New Horizons) while also presenting significant challenges to the open-access OIR community in the intervening years. In the related Currents article we summarized the key recommendations related to the OIR community and described their potential impact on our community.
We have created an online community forum to enable a discussion on the potential impact of the PRC report. We welcome your input on topics such as:
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Last updated or reviewed October 21, 2012.