40 Years of Monumental Experiences,

Fundamental Contributions, Substantial Results


2013 was a year of activities celebrating our history, highlighting the contributions of our fellows, and acknowledging partners who made the S&T Policy Fellowships® possible.


Throughout 2013 we highlighted 40 S&T Policy Fellows, one from each class, in the Fellowship Focus newsletter. To view the 40@40, click here.

40-Year Timeline

This timeline documents the history of the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships® against the backdrop of world events. Tracing the program's evolution, it features select contributions that represent the broad range of fellows' activities and achievements. Click here to access the 40-Year Timeline.

Distinguished Speaker Series

As part of our efforts to energize the interplay between science and policy, we brought prominent thinkers to discuss issues with implications for science and policy. Click to access webcasts of the speaker presentations.

Commemoration Event

On Friday, May 3, current and alumni fellows, partner societies, host agencies and offices, and other stakeholders who have contributed to the S&T Policy Fellowships® gathered to commemorate our 40 years. Click here to view the video of the event.

Art of Science Policy Exhibit

An exhibit of art symbolizing science and policy milestones over the past 40 years was on view in the AAAS art gallery July 15 through September 27. An evening program and reception was held on Friday, September 20. Click here to view photos from the event.