STAR METRICS® is a federal and research institution collaboration to create a repository of data and tools that will be useful to assess the impact of federal R&D investments. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), under the auspices of Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), are leading this project.


Graduate Programs and their Participants

A map of graduate positions from 2012 data collected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through a survey of degree-granting institutions called the Graduate Student Survey (GSS).

Measuring the Results of Science Investments

Science agencies and research institutions are building the infrastructure to evaluate results of federal funding of science research.

Vice President Biden, University Leaders Discuss Impact of Stimulus on Research and Innovation

Among American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s legacies may be the knowledge to solve society’s greatest challenges related to health, energy and the environment.

How to Get Started With Level I

Get started learning about STAR METRICS® by visiting the following links:

About STAR METRICS® Getting Started with Level I Employment Calculations
Federal RePORTER

Federal RePORTER is an initiative of STAR METRICS® to create a searchable database of scientific awards from federal agencies and make this data available to the public.