Strong local reporting on the status of Puget Sound’s killer whales, the degradation of soils in a region of France, air quality in Utah, and the impact of an Idaho nuclear research facility are among the winning entries for the 2019 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science names Sudip Parikh its next chief executive officer, applying his scientific, policy and business expertise in support of the organization’s mission to advance science and serve society.
The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science program is rewarding five female scientists and engineers to advance their postdoctoral research and enhance their mentoring and outreach efforts as role models for girls and women interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
As public perceptions on climate change evolve, journalists have a vital role in describing potential solutions, said science correspondent Miles O’Brien at an Oct. 24 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism award lecture at the University of Missouri.
The AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition marked the 10th anniversary of the founding of a coalition whose collaborations have demonstrated “multiple ways in which science and human rights intersect.”
Widespread production of crops that can withstand climate change will depend on policymakers’ embrace of tools already available to breeders, such as CRISPR gene editing, said Robert Zeigler during a recent lecture.