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Proposed FY 2018 budget prompts response

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has issued a multi-organization letter regarding President Donald Trump’s FY 2018 budget request for research and development.

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Boost your career with these courses

Last year, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) launched the AAAS Career Development Center.
The goal of the Career Development Center is to support early-career scientists and engineers as they navigate their future career paths. Courses available through the Career Development Center focus on supporting early-career scientists and engineers in the development of professional and soft skills. Some of these career development topics include career networking, creating an effective resume, interviewing, proposal writing, communicating science, and working in diverse teams.
See the full course list HERE.
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Survey shows opinions differ between scientists and the public

By Michael Azain, ASAS Public Policy Committee

The Pew Research Center in cooperation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) released a survey that highlights the difference of opinions on science-related topics between the general public and scientists. The survey was conducted by phone interviews of the general public (2,002 U.S. adults) and an online survey of members of AAAS (3,478 U.S. scientists). The participants in the general public group were a representative sample of the age, gender, race, and education level distribution of adults in the country. The survey of scientists included members from all scientific fields, with about half of the respondents being in the biomedical sciences. Read more »


Rush D. Holt to lead AAAS

Congressman Rush D. Holt, Ph.D., who will retire from the U.S. House of Representatives at the end of his eighth term, has agreed to join the world’s largest general scientific organization, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), as chief executive officer and executive publisher of the Science family of journals. Read more »


UI Animal Physiologist, Cattle Feed-use Efficiency Expert Rod Hill Selected as AAAS Fellow

MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 26, 2013 ––Animal physiologist Rodney A. Hill was among 14 researchers focused on agriculture, food and renewable resources named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Monday.

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