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An agreement signed between eight Arctic nations last May demonstrates how scientific collaboration can bring parties together to achieve common goals.
Three American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics.
“A scientist walks into a comedy club,” could easily be the set up for a joke. Yet, several researchers have recently started stepping out from behind their laboratory benches and into the spotlights at open mic nights. These new comedic species are not only making their audiences laugh with smart humor, but they are also experimenting with new ways for scientists to interact with the broader public.

 By: Gunter E. Weller, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Global Change Research
NOAA-UAF Cooperative Institute for Arctic Research
University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Recipient of the AAAS International Scientific Cooperation Awarded Delivered at the 2000 AAAS CAIP Annual Meeting Luncheon held in conjunction with the AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on February 20, 2000