Center of Science, Policy, and Society Programs

Addresses several objectives of AAAS through its programs, including furthering the work of scientists, improving the effectiveness of science in the promotion of human welfare, and fostering scientific freedom and responsibility.


Interdisciplinary Research: Past Workshops and Symposia

[2012] Transformative Research: Social and Ethical Implications
NSF Headquarters
Arlington, VA
[Agenda] [Website]

The meaning of 'transformative research' [Read Article]
(AAAS Member Central) April 4, 2012

Good Transformations: Ambiguity and the NSF's Experiment with ' Transformative' Research [Read Article]
(Science Progress) March 22, 2012

[2012] Successful Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Insights from Practice and Theory
AAAS Annual Meeting
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Presentations: [Gray] [Feller] [Lamont] [Pfirman]

[2006] Management and Leadership of Multi-institutional and Interdisciplinary Research Collaborations
AAAS Annual Meeting
St. Louis, MO

[2004] Leading the Changing University Research Environment
AAAS Annual Meeting
Seattle, WA

[2002] Accomodating Interdisciplinarity in the Academic Research Environment
AAAS Annual Meeting
Boston, MA