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To foster discussion about a role for science diplomacy in responding to the challenges and opportunities posed by emerging technologies, the Center hosted a webinar featuring four authors from selected pieces included in Science & Diplomacy's special issue on science diplomacy and emerging technologies. The event was held on March 16, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm EST. Watch the recording, available here

Kizzmekia Corbett, Assistant Professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, has been awarded the 2022 Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Bottazzi offered recommendations to her fellow scientists for avoiding and combating misinformation and sources for expert information about vaccines.

Researchers shared the status of vaccines and therapeutic approaches to combat COVID-19 in a recent media briefing.

Measles infection can cripple the body’s ability to remember viruses and bacteria for months, in part through its impact on B cells.

As people declare their own truths — climate change is a hoax, or evolutionism and creationism are equally valid hypotheses — scientists have an increasingly crucial responsibility to hone their public engagement skills.