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Office of Science, Policy and Society Programs

The programs within the Office of Science, Policy and Society Programs engage science and scientists with many communities, including those of STEM education, government, workforce capacity, religion and law. We promote responsible conduct of, and advise on, investment in scientific research. Together, we advance the appropriate role of science in the service of society.

See below for some of the recent work our programs have done!

 

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS News

AAAS Meeting Empowered, Despite Switch to Online Format

Center for Science Diplomacy

Science Diplomacy and Emerging Technologies

Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology

Spark the FUTURES: Science Family Day

Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology

Work it! FUTURES Career Day

Office of Communications | 2022 AAAS Annual Meeting Newsroom | AAAS Annual Meeting
AAAS News

Sir David A. King Wins 2022 AAAS David and Betty Hamburg Award for Science Diplomacy

Office of Communications | 2022 AAAS Annual Meeting Newsroom | AAAS Annual Meeting
AAAS News

Kizzmekia Corbett Wins 2022 AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science

Office of Communications | 2022 AAAS Annual Meeting Newsroom | AAAS Annual Meeting
AAAS News

Rashawn Ray Wins 2022 AAAS Mani L. Bhaumik Award for Public Engagement with Science

Office of Communications | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology | AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship
AAAS News

New Mentorship Program Extends the Benefits of the AAAS Mass Media Fellowship

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
Press Release

Partnership with Journal Will Provide Opportunities for Early Career Scientists

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS News

Short terms, long gains: Embassy Science Fellows build bridges abroad

Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology
AAAS News

AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science Publishes Paper in Frontiers in Communication

Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issues
AAAS News

AAAS EPI Center letter to DC councilmembers regarding mobile voting

Office of Communications | Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion
AAAS News

How To Strengthen Our Connections to the Natural World

Office of Communications | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology
AAAS News

IF/THEN® Ambassadors Utilize the Power of Diversity and Dancing to Help Girls Engage With Science

Office of Communications | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology
AAAS News

IF/THEN® Ambassadors Use Innovative Technologies and Partnerships To Promote Girls in STEM

Office of Communications | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology
AAAS News

If/THEN® Ambassadors Reach Millions of Girls, Sharing Scientists’ Human Side and the Wonders of Science

Office of Communications
AAAS News

Three New Charter Members Join SEA Change

Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology | Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science
AAAS News

Engaging the Public Helps Brian Scassellati Build Better Robots

Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology | Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science
AAAS News

Anita Nikolich Wants the Government to Learn How to Hack AI Algorithms – to Make Them Safer

Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issues | Office of Science, Policy and Society Programs

Green and Nature-Based Infrastructure Solutions for New England

Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology | Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science
AAAS News

Lyle Ungar Engages Policymakers, Big Tech, and the Public with Op-Ed, Online Classes, and Informal Conversations

Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology | Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion
AAAS News

AAAS Session at 2021 Inclusive SciComm Symposium Discusses Ways Scientific and Faith Communities Can Work Toward Environmental Justice

Office of Communications | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology
AAAS News

Hispanic Scientists Inspire the Next Generation of Scientists

Office of Communications | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology
AAAS News

Hispanic Scientists Engage With the Public on Science

Science and Human Rights Coalition
Press Release

Science and Human Rights Coalition Announces 2021 Student Essay Competition Winners

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS News

At the NSC, Fellows Employ Passion for Service and Communication

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS News

Tucking In: New Class of STPF Fellows Prepare for Challenge

Office of Communications | Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issues
AAAS News

Anticipating New Regulation, Oil and Gas Industry Revisits Methane Emissions

Office of Communications | AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology
AAAS News

Mass Media Fellows Look Back on Summer in Journalism

Office of Communications | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology
AAAS News

New Report Calls for Input from Underserved Communities in Deploying AI for Public Health

Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issues | Office of Science, Policy and Society Programs

Anticipating Changes in Federal Methane Emissions Standards for Oil and Gas Operations

Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology | Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science
AAAS News

Carolyn Rosé Convenes AI Researchers and Education Experts to Strengthen Research-Practice Connections

Office of Communications | Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion
AAAS News

DoSER Builds Relationships to Connect Scientific and Religious Communities

Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology | Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science
AAAS News

From Identifying Penguins By Their Feet to Writing Pilot Television Dramas, Heather Lynch Tries It All

Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology | Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science
AAAS News

Bill Smart Brings Technical Expertise in Robotics and AI to Discussions about Regulation

Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology | Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science
AAAS News

Abake Adenle Works to Expand Discourse on Role Artificial Intelligence Can Play in Africa

Office of Communications | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology
AAAS News

AAAS IF/THEN Ambassadors Dr. Ciara Sivels and Dr. Jessica Taaffe Featured in 3M Documentary 'Not the Science Type'

Office of Communications | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology
AAAS News

New Additions to ‘How We Respond’ Highlight Communities Addressing Climate Change Impacts

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS News

STPF Alum Amber Hewitt is DC’s First-ever Equity Chief

Center for Science Diplomacy
AAAS News

Austria’s Science Diplomacy: A Conversation with Ambassador Weiss

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS News

How to Make Your 2021 STPF Application Shine

Office of Communications | AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology
AAAS News

Mass Media Fellows Reflect on Paths to Science Communication

Office of Communications | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology | AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship
AAAS News

Mass Media Fellowship Highlights the Need for Science Communicators

Office of Communications | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology | Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science
AAAS News

Anita Nikolich Encourages Asking Questions about AI to Combat Misinformation

Center for Science Diplomacy
AAAS News

Special Issue: Science Diplomacy and Emerging Technologies

Office of Communications | AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology
AAAS News

Scientists Sharpen Journalism Skills in Newsrooms During Summer Fellowship

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS News

STPF Fellows Combat the Pandemic

Office of Communications
AAAS News

AAAS Makes Science Relatable Through Diverse Efforts

Office of Communications
AAAS News

Community Science Helps Advance Local Goals

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS News

Fellows at Opposite Poles, Women in Science: Blogs and Podcasts on Sci on Fly

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS News

Chart Your Course: How to Prepare for an STPF Fellowship

Office of Communications | Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion
AAAS News

AAAS Celebrates 25 Years Connecting Science and Religion

Office of Communications
AAAS News

Artificial Intelligence: A Vital Tool in the Pandemic

Office of Communications | AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship
AAAS News

AAAS Resources for Students: Preparing for Careers in Innovation, Communication or Education

Office of Communications | Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion
AAAS News

New Cohort of Seminaries to Incorporate Science into Coursework

Office of Communications | AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology
AAAS News

Mass Media Fellows Bridge Science and Journalism to Share Science Stories Across the Nation

Office of Communications | Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology
AAAS News

AAAS’ How We Respond Highlights Climate Change Science and Solutions

Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issues
AAAS News

AAAS EPI Center letter to Colorado legislators regarding internet voting

Office of Communications | Center for Science Diplomacy
AAAS News

AAAS David and Betty Hamburg Award for Science Diplomacy Honors Psychiatrists and Champions for Human Rights

Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology | Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science
AAAS News

Michael Littman Views AAAS Public Engagement Fellowship as a Lighthouse Illuminating His Goals

Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology | Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science
AAAS News

Nicholas Mattei Brings Service-Learning and Community Engagement into Tulane’s Computer Science Department

Office of Communications | Center for Science Diplomacy
AAAS News

Virtual Course on Science Diplomacy Emphasizes Collaboration

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS News

Moving Equity Forward

Office of Communications
AAAS News

New Charter Members Commit to SEA Change Principles

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS News

STPF at the AAAS Annual Meeting

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS News

AAAS Launches Search for New Director of the S&T Policy Fellowships (STPF)

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS News

STPF Alumni Take Leadership Positions at AAAS

Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issues
AAAS News

AAAS EPI Center written testimony to Hawaii legislators regarding electronic ballot return

Office of Communications
AAAS News

Shirley Malcom Leads a Sea Change for STEM Equity