The Center is guided by the over-arching goal of using science to build bridges between countries and to promote scientific cooperation as an essential element of foreign policy by raising the profile of science diplomacy, creating a forum for thought and analysis, and initiating bilateral activities.
June 10, 2016
U.S. and Cuban Scientists Explore Advances to Fight Cancer 
A group of the nation’s leading cancer research scientists and their Cuban counterparts are exploring how to advance cancer therapy, diagnosis, and prevention.
June 8, 2016
The Intersection of Diplomacy and the Space Sciences 
AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy research scholar, Jean-Christophe Mauduit, explores some of the challenges and opportunities of space diplomacy.
March 22, 2016
Science Diplomacy Improves Cuba, U.S. Relations 
Even during difficult times in the Cuba-U.S. relationship, scientists worked quietly to keep alive partnerships going back more than a century, AAAS CEO Rush Holt and Sergio Jorge Pastrana, executive director of the Cuban Academy of Sciences, write in a 22 March op-ed  in the Orlando Sentinel.
January 29, 2016
U.S. and Cuban Researchers Begin Neuroscience Collaborations 
The projects reflect a decades-long commitment by AAAS to foster partnerships with Cuban scientists.
October 1, 2015
Second Call Poland – U.S. Science Award 
The Foundation for Polish Science and AAAS are launching the second edition of the Poland–U.S. Science Award.
September 9, 2015
Resources from Science Diplomacy 2015 
The resources from Science Diplomacy 2015: Scientific Drivers for Diplomacy, a conference held earlier in 2015, were made available. These resources include presentations, videos of sessions, and a report of the event.
November 4, 2014
Research Scholar Examines Science Diplomacy in Latin America 
Marga Gual Soler investigated science diplomacy practices and mechanisms in Latin America
June 30, 2014
Scientists, Diplomats From 32 Nations Connect at Science Diplomacy Course 
Three dozen scientists, engineers, and diplomats gathered in Trieste for a course in science diplomacy.
April 30, 2014
Science Diplomacy Visit to Cuba Produces Historic Agreement 
The leaders of AAAS and the Cuban Academy of Sciences have signed a landmark agreement to advance scientific cooperation by Cuban and U.S. scientists in key areas of mutual interest to both countries.
June 10, 2013
Science & Diplomacy Releases its Sixth Issue 
The June 2013 issue of Science & Diplomacy , which features articles on Canada, Russia, and the Palestinian Territories, was released.
March 18, 2013
Science & Diplomacy Releases its Fifth Issue 
The March 2013 issue of Science & Diplomacy , which features articles on Japan, Iran, and the Palestinian Territories, was released.
December 10, 2012
Science & Diplomacy Releases its Fourth Issue 
The December 2012 issue of Science & Diplomacy , which features articles on SESAME, SAFARI 2000, and the International Space Station, was released.
June 28, 2012
Science & Diplomacy Releases its Second Issue 
The June 2012 issue of Science & Diplomacy , which features new perspectives from Myanmar, North Korea, Canada, and New Zealand, was released.
March 28, 2012
International Science Team Visits DPRK 
An eight-nation science diplomacy delegation organized by AAAS and partners visited the Democratic People's Republic of Korea for presentations and tours focused on reforestation.
March 12, 2012
AAAS Launches Science & Diplomacy 
The first edition of the Center’s new online publication, Science & Diplomacy , features contributions from globally influential figures and leading practitioners in the science and foreign policy realms.
January 5, 2012
AAAS CEO and Center Director Speak at World Science Forum 
AAAS CEO Alan I. Leshner and Science Diplomacy Center Director Vaughan C. Turekian, along with other leaders, discuss progress toward global science.
November 21, 2011
AAAS Announced New Publication: Science & Diplomacy 
AAAS CEO announces a new quarterly publication, Science & Diplomacy, at the World Science Forum in Budapest, Hungary. The new quarterly, to be published by the Center, will begin in early 2012.
June 24-26, 2011
Center Director Speaks at 46th Otago Foreign Policy School  [external link]
Vaughan Turekian gave a keynote lecture during one of New Zealand's premier foreign policy events; this year's theme "Science Diplomacy: New Day or False Dawn?"
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