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Public Engagement

Public engagement with science describes intentional, meaningful interactions that provide opportunities for mutual learning between scientists and the public. Mutual learning refers not just to the acquisition of knowledge, but also to increased familiarity with a breadth of perspectives, frames, and worldviews.

Goals for public engagement with science include civic engagement skills and empowerment, increased awareness of the cultural relevance of science, and recognition of the importance of multiple perspectives and domains of knowledge to scientific endeavors.

In order to “advance science and serve society,” AAAS engages the public and empowers scientists to engage the public on issues related to research, education, policy, and more.

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Public Engagement with Science Virtual Discussion Group: SciOut18- Lessons and Next Steps

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Johannes Kohl Wins 2018 Eppendorf & Science Prize

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Trio of AAAS Kavli Award Winners to Speak on College Campuses

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Edible Insects and Human Evolution