“To provide independent, objective advice to inform policy with evidence, spark progress and innovation, and confront challenging issues for the benefit of society.”
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provide independent, objective advice to inform policy with evidence, spark progress and innovation, and confront challenging issues for the benefit of society.
NASEM marshal knowledge and expertise across disciplines to study complex and sometimes contentious issues, reach consensus based on the evidence, and identify the best path forward.
Each year, thousands of the world’s leading experts serve pro bono on study committees that address some of society’s toughest challenges. Rigorous process produces independent, objective reports that present the evidence-based consensus on these issues.
NASEM advance the conversation around critical issues facing the U.S. and the world, gathering leading thinkers to share the latest research and explore new ideas and solutions.
Champions of the Research Enterprise
NASEM honor excellence in science, engineering, and medicine, and pursue efforts to strengthen these fields.
NASEM collaborate with colleagues from around the world to spur international dialogue on issues that transcend borders.
Inform your decisions with the best available evidence, evaluated by leading experts in science, engineering, and medicine.
Journals and Periodicals
Prestigious journals and periodicals such as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Issues in Science and Technology, and Transportation Research Record publish the latest scientific findings and examine a wide range of topics.
- President of the National Academy of Sciences and Chair of the National Research Council: Marcia McNutt
- President of the National Academy of Engineering : John L. Anderson
- President of the National Academy of Medicine: Victor J. Dzau