Participation in advisory, standards, or other governmental or nongovernmental committees.
Service in expert committees can include making recommendations for a range of levels, including operations of institutions, grant funding, device manufacture, and drug regulation. Participation is often voluntary, but sometimes paid, and can be a significant time commitment in addition to regular scientific activities.
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Data sources provided here are only a few examples of local, federal, and discipline-specific committee types. Committee lists are often found in “Governance” sections of websites.
Organizations, repositories, websites, and other sources where you can find more information:
Challenges you may encounter while searching for information:
Websites vary in the degree to which they make the list of committee members public, and if so, whether the list is current. Direct contact with the institution may be required.
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