The nation’s leading scientific organizations vowed to build on the momentum generated by the March for Science by continuing to reach out to the public and policymakers at all levels to promote sound scientific policies that advance discovery and benefit society, according to a joint statement issued on April 24.
Opportunities to get involved in citizen science are everywhere, including your own backyard, according to speakers at the AAAS teach-in tent that was part of the March for Science festivities in Washington, D.C. on April 22.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science unveiled on Tuesday a series of events and activities intended to promote the importance of science and its vital place in the nation’s policymaking process as part AAAS’ role in the upcoming March for Science.
Project looks at programs worldwide to glean insights and foster collaboration As the need for science in policymaking grows along with the complexity of challenges facing society, AAAS is issuing a report providing a panoramic view of programs that physically place scientists and engineers in the policy environment — mapping what works best to develop the personal relationships, trust and productive dialogue needed to bridge two very different worlds.
The AAAS Annual Meeting draws in thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts from all over the world. While there are myriad activities available to attendees, there are a few that AAAS members may be especially interested in.