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Scientific community/Science policy

Two past members of the AAAS Board of Directors are bringing their science policy expertise to the federal government as leaders in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

AAAS and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) are seeking candidates to participate in the AAAS-TWAS Course on Science Diplomacy to be held online from August 30 to September 3, 2021. The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2021. 

For the first time, applications will be accepted from participant pairs, formed by a young scientists and a person from the policymaking arena. 

AAAS presented recommendations to the U.S. House Science, Space and Technology Committee on ways to support the research community – including early-career researchers – as it faces challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

With a $2 million matching gift to support fellows on Capitol Hill, Joan and Irwin Jacobs seek to boost lawmakers’ access to scientific knowledge.

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