Research

The Smithsonian is home to nine research centers and numerous other research programs. Hundreds of scholars working across the Institution and with colleagues around the world address fundamental questions in the natural sciences, history, art and culture and share their discoveries broadly.
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Publications in Top Science Journals

 
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Publications in Top Science Journals

Total count of articles by Smithsonian staff appearing in the journals Science, Nature, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Reported by calendar year. Visit research.si.edu

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Research Fellows

A Smithsonian fellow is a researcher enrolled in a masters or doctoral program or the holder of a PhD (or equivalent), who was offered an award, usually 3 months or longer, to conduct independent research under the guidance of a Smithsonian research staff member. This metric relates to fellows in residence. Info on fellowships available at: smithsonianofi.com

Federal fiscal year (FY) runs from October 1st through September 30th.

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Research Fellows

A Smithsonian fellow is a researcher enrolled in a masters or doctoral program or the holder of a PhD (or equivalent), who was offered an award, usually 3 months or longer, to conduct independent research under the guidance of a Smithsonian research staff member. This metric relates to fellows in residence. Info on fellowships available at: smithsonianofi.com

Federal fiscal year (FY) runs from October 1st through September 30th.

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Sponsored Projects, Grants and Contracts Awarded
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Sponsored Projects, Grants and Contracts Awarded

Every year, Smithsonian scholars apply or compete for additional support beyond federal appropriations from foundations, governmental agencies, private corporations and individual donors. This metric represents the dollar amount of grants and contracts awarded or allotted during the fiscal year.

Federal fiscal year (FY) runs from October 1st through September 30th.

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Sponsored Projects, Grants and Contracts Awarded, Historical

 
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Sponsored Projects, Grants and Contracts Awarded

Every year, Smithsonian scholars apply or compete for additional support beyond federal appropriations from foundations, governmental agencies, private corporations and individual donors. This metric represents the dollar amount of grants and contracts awarded or allotted during the fiscal year.

Federal fiscal year (FY) runs from October 1st through September 30th.