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Shaping Science Policy

Science has never been more important for informing sound policy and ensuring progress for all citizens. AAAS leverages scientific evidence to engage policymakers and society at large. Through various programs, AAAS informs policymakers on current issues related to science and technology.

AAAS articulates positions on critical science-related issues in public statements and in news media commentaries and interviews. AAAS holds workshops, seminars, and events for scientists, policymakers, and the public to engage and communicate. AAAS programs help the public better understand science and its role in evidence-based policy-making. AAAS also works with global partners to strengthen advocacy for evidence beyond national borders.

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Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

Policy Fellowships Are Taking Root Well Beyond Washington

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Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

Annual Policy Meeting Brings the White House to AAAS

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Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issues

Experts Warn Action is Necessary to Secure American Elections

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Office of Public Programs

Accurate Elections Require Science-Based Methods

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Office of Public Programs

White House Science Adviser Outlines Game Plan to Grow Innovation

Center of Science, Policy, and Society Programs

2019 William D. Carey Lecture with Dr. Ernest J. Moniz

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Office of Public Programs

Societies Take a Stand Against Harassment With New Initiative