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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

Reimagining the Science and Engineering Indicators: Improving How Information is Delivered to Policymakers

By Philip Ko
Did you know that while the United States (U.S.) outspends the rest of the world on scientific research and development, and publishes the most impactful peer-reviewed articles in science and

Where Do We Go From Here? Perspectives on Providing Inclusive Environments for LGBTQ Trainees

By Joe Grange
This article was originally published by the author at The POSTDOCket. In June 2018, The POSTDOCket reviewed a study from UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institute that revealed sexual minority

Keeping the LGBQ Community in STEM: a Need for a Change in Academic Climate

By Joe Grange
This article was originally published by the author at The POSTDOCket. Academic Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) settings continue to have trouble retaining diverse populations

On the Past, Present, and Future of Forensic Science in the United States

By Samantha Tyner
The AAAS Forensic Conference on November 12, 2019, under the theme “An Update on Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Decade of Development”, commemorates the 10th anniversary of the