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Serving as an STPF Fellow in the Era of COVID-19

By Michael Nestor, Jennifer Rowland, Chelsea Marcho, Allie Davis, Vincent Tedjasaputra, Ilana Goldberg, Brynn Hollingsworth and Elizabeth Hoffman
Introduction The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) program allows scientists and engineers from all over the nation to come to Washington DC to both learn about, and make an impact on

PODCAST | Understanding SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

By Philip Ko and Vincent Tedjasaputra
Hundreds of thousands of people across the world have developed coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, a respiratory syndrome caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV

PODCAST |The Path Toward Energy Efficient Homes: A Conversation with Sam Rashkin, Department of Energy

By Terrence Mosley
In this episode of the Sci on the Fly podcast, Terrence Mosley, an engineer and AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the Department of Energy (DOE), speaks to Sam Rashkin, Chief Architect, DOE

The Promise and Peril of AI in Women's Health

By Lucy Erickson
This post was originally posted at the Society for Women's Health Research, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving women’s health through science, policy, and education. Depending on who you ask

Cultivating the Policymaker Within

By Sanae Ferreira, Elizabeth Necka and Andrea Stathopoulos
We’ve all been there: with some time between when you start to think about applying to the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) and when you actually apply, and you may have wondered,

The Five P's: Make the Most of Professional Conferences

By Samantha Tyner
The AAAS Annual Meeting is quickly approaching! This year’s meeting is in Seattle, WA, from February 13-16, 2020. Whether you’re a first-time attendee or have been attending conferences for decades