Mona Nemer, Canada’s chief science advisor, visited AAAS on Oct. 23, her first trip abroad since Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named her to the post just shy of a month ago. She met with AAAS CEO Rush Holt and other AAAS leaders. Nemer was named a Fellow of AAAS in 2016 for her “...
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- AAAS and Mexico’s scientific organization sign agreement to foster scientific collaborations and integrate scientific knowledge into policymaking.
- There always has been fake news, even before the term was coined, but it has become baked into the way many Americans now get their information about the world, science writer Carl Zimmer said in the inaugural AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award lecture.
- The AAAS Board of Directors adopted the “Statement on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility” on Oct. 12 to govern the organization, its members and guide scientists across the globe.
- The nation’s leading scientific and engineering societies are raising new concerns about the impact of President Donald Trump’s latest visa and immigration policy.
- AAAS’ Education and Human Resources department aims to provide opportunities for students at all levels.
- AAAS Fellow and a member awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a type of microscopy that reveals life’s smallest molecules at work.
- Three American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics.
- Two AAAS members – one of them a AAAS fellow – were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
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