Center of Science, Policy and Society Programs: AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion
AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion
AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) facilitates communication between scientific and religious communities. The program builds on AAAS's long-standing commitment to relate scientific knowledge and technological development to the purposes and concerns of society at large.
No longer confined to science fiction, the search for habitable worlds beyond our solar system is proceeding at an extremely rapid pace. Please join DoSER and Astrobiologist Stephen Freeland and Historian Steven Dick at 5:30 on June 19th for a discussion of these exciting new discoveries in Astronomy and their potential implications for extraterrestrial life. You can learn more about the event and register here.
The Association of Theological Schools and the Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion are seeking Letters of Interest from ATS accredited institutions interested in more fully integrating science into their core curricula in order to produce a growing number of clergy equipped to help their congregants with science related questions.
The Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion seeks a PhD scientist to work within the program as a Project Director. This is a senior position involving supervising DoSER staff and overseeing project activities. Position is listed as #2105.
With this year's Annual Meeting over, DoSER is proud to have hosted Three excellent symposia addressing brains, enviromental stewardship, and the synthesis of new life. Video of these symposia is now available.
On December 13th, 2012 DoSER hosted speakers Denis Alexander and Steve Paulson for our Annual Holiday Lecture: Are We Only Our Genes? Read more about the event.
On May 10th DoSER and the American Astronomical Society hosted Losing the Night Sky, where we screened the award-winning documentary "The City Dark" and explored the question "what do we lose when we lose the night sky?" Keep an eye out for a video of the event soon...
DoSER's symposium, reception and booth prompted fascinating discussions around questions of science, ethics and religion at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver February 16-20. Read more about our symposium called "Beyond Evolution: Religious Questions in Science Classrooms"...