In the News

Scientists and engineers as partners in protecting human rights
(US Human Rights Network) August 2016

Nigeria: Babies and children dying in military detention. This report cites work by OCS volunteer Tal Simmons.
(Amnesty International) June 2016

#WaterIsAHumanRight: Human Rights to Water and Sanitation. OCS volunteer Brian Shmaefsky contributed to this report. 
(openGlobal Rights) March 2016

Byen Konte, Mal Kalkile? Human Rights and Environmental Risks of Gold Mining in Haiti. This report was advised by an OCS volunteer.
(Center for Human Rights and Global Justice) February 2016

Syria: New Chemical Attacks in Idlib. This report was advised by OCS volunteer Keith Ward.
(Human Rights Watch) June 2015

Reasons for Displacement: Documenting Abuses Against Syrian Civilians. This report was advised by OCS volunteer Mary Gray.
(ABA Rule of Law Initiative) January 2014

Attacks on Ghouta: Analysis of Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria. This report cites work by OCS volunteer Keith Ward.
(Human Rights Watch) September 2013

Syria: Possible International Armed Intervention After Alleged Chemical Weapons Attack
(Amnesty International) August 2013

The Power of Numbers
(AU News) June 13, 2013

A Human Rights Analysis of the Federal Debt Debates. Podcast with OCS volunteer James Heintz.
(NESRI) August 10, 2011

Science-Rights Coalition Has Global Impact in First Year
(Science) February 2010

Geologists in Africa as Part of AAAS On-Call Scientists/Other News and Updates
(AGI Monthly Review) January, 2010

AAAS Program Finds Early Success Connecting Scientists, Human Rights Organizations
(AAAS) December 10, 2009

On-Call Scientists
(Chemical & Engineering News) December 4, 2008

"On-call" Scientists: AAAS Initiative Connects Scientists with Human Rights Organizations
(AAAS) November 25, 2008

Press Release: AAAS Science and Human Rights Program Recruits "On-call" Scientists and Engineers
(AAAS) November 17, 2008

"On-Call" Scientists Project Promotes, Protects Human Rights
(America.gov) November 9, 2008

Scientists and rights: Researchers should support new initiatives aimed at engaging them with human-rights groups.
(Nature) November 6, 2008

Online Database Unites Science and Human Rights
(Science and Development Network) October 29, 2008

Science Secures Human Rights: Researchers and Advocates Link Violations to Data Points
(Center for American Progress) October 27, 2008