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Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science

The Leshner Leadership Institute is an initiative of the AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology. Each year, a cohort of Public Engagement Fellows from an area of research at the nexus of science and society convene for a week of intensive public engagement and science communication training and public engagement plan development.

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The AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology manages the AAAS Alan I. Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science.

Each year, AAAS Leshner Fellows are selected from disciplines at the nexus of an important science-society issue. They convene for a week of intensive public engagement and science communication training and public engagement plan development. In addition to their individual plan, they are encouraged to consider collaborative projects with one or more other fellows to pursue over the course of the year.

AAAS Leshner Fellows return to their institutions with a renewed commitment to develop and implement public engagement activities, train and mentor other scientists in their communities, and promote public engagement within their institutions. Visit About the Leshner Leadership Institute for more information about the program.

Applications for the 2020-2021 cohort are being accepted until October 1, 2019. Visit the Applications Procedures page for eligibility, required materials and FAQs information. Add your name to our mailing list to receive updates and information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Anthony Wilson Works to Understand and Bridge Divides in Public Opinion Over GM Insects

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Haley Oliver Wants to Empower Consumers to Make Informed Choices About Food Safety

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Proactive and Clear Communication a Focus of AAAS Fellowship for Christine Johnston

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Everything is Science Festival (Lexington, KY)

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Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova and the University of Kentucky Embrace Best Practices in Upcoming Public Science Events

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Engaging the Public on Food and Water Security: Perspectives from the AAAS Leshner Public Engagement Fellows

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Kacey Ernst Tries to See Mosquito-Borne Illness Through the Eyes of Affected Communities

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Ina Park Engages the Public to Reduce Stigma of Sexually Transmitted Infections

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AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute Names New Public Engagement Fellows

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Engagement as a Driver for Research: Worm Wagon, Wriggling Rangoli, and Citizen Sensors

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Live Trellis Discussion: Q&A with AAAS Leshner Fellows

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AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute: Application Deadline

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Leshner Fellows Put Public Engagement Strategies to Work

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Jerry Glover works with women to improve agriculture in Africa

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Anne Jefferson sees social science and public engagement as ways forward

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Facebook Live: Infectious Disease Portrayals in Pop Culture

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Reddit AMA: Sexually Transmitted Infections

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Reddit AMA: Vector-Borne Disease

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Preparing for Climate Change with State-Specific Information (and Messages)

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Melissa Kenney is Committed to Building Relationships

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Leshner Leadership Fellow Jessica Hellmann recognized for her research and engagement

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Incoming Leshner Leadership Fellow Gives Two-Minute Talk to 40,000 People

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Leshner Fellow Tracey Holloway Gives Air Quality Stakeholders a Stake in Research

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Karen Lips Leads Science Diplomacy and Public Engagement at Home and Abroad

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