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Using STPF Professional Development Funds: Part 1, General Strategies 

By Jaclyn Brennan
As a holistic professional development experience, the AAAS Science & Technology Fellowship (STPF) program is more than just a window into federal policymaking processes. In addition to an annual

STPF Fellows Shape Scientific Integrity Policy

By Rachel Golden Kroner
Scientific integrity is fundamental to evidence-informed decision making and ensuring public trust in government science. To bolster scientific integrity, which includes safeguarding against

PODCAST | Climb Every Mountain

By Reshmina William
When most of us think of “scientists,” we envision someone in a lab coat huddled behind a lab bench. AAAS STPF fellow Alexandra “Ali” Giese defies this stereotype – her work with glaciers has taken

Diversifying Graduate Student Enrollment: What We Know and What We’re Learning

By Janice Daniel
An invitation to be a part of a search committee for a university senior administrator had a profound impact on my view of academia and whether there would ever be a place for me and people who look

PODCAST | The most important question

By Reshmina William
As the world changes, scientists and policymakers must grapple with increasingly complex, global, and interdisciplinary challenges. AAAS STPF fellow Alex Loewi sat down with host and fellow fellow

COP27: Reflections from a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow

By Jonathan Moch
I have a clear memory of the first class that I took on climate change as a college freshman, where I excitedly learned about the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the