At its January 27-28 meeting, the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition  launched its first annual student poster competition. The winning entry was submitted by Alex Luta from Georgetown University. Mr. Luta’s poster focused on the applications of geospatial technology to human rights.
The competition was open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in science and human rights. Students were asked to submit a poster that reflected their understanding of the right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its applications (Article 15  of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights).
The four other finalists selected to present their posters at the meeting were: