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Scientific community/Science policy

Alexander – a nonprofit leader with extensive science policy experience – joins AAAS from the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research, where she is operations and impact director.

Ambassador Arthur Sinodinos, Australia's Ambassador to the United States spoke with Kim Montgomery, director of International Affairs and Science Diplomacy and Executive Editor of Science & Diplomacy, on science diplomacy. This is the first interview of the Ambassador Interview Series launched by the AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy in April 2021.

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 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. 

Read about what students have to say about their time at the CASE Workshop by visiting the pages below and following the conversation on Twitter using #MakingOurCASE.

Scientists’ voices are a crucial part of the policymaking process, both in “science for policy” (using scientific research to inform policy) and “policy for science” (policy that guides the scientific community and enterprise). Looking for ways to get involved? Here are a few places to start.

Just like it’s never too late to get involved in science policy and advocacy, it’s never too early! STEM students and early career researchers are essential voices to have at the table, and whether or not you are interested in pursuing a career in science policy, there are many ways to get involved.

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