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5th Annual Visualizing Science Policy 20x20 & Resource Fair

October 17 | Washington 

Science policy flash talks by STPF fellows.

Resource fair & networking reception.



Second-gen Fellows Follow in their Advisor’s Footsteps

Second-gen Fellows Follow in their Advisor’s Footsteps

If an advisee of a former fellow is a "2nd-generation" fellow, does that make an advisor who becomes a fellow after a grad student a 0-gen (or -1-gen) fellow? That was part of a discussion on the policy fellows' listserv recently, after alumna fellow Margaret E. Kosal wondered how many other alumni fellows' students had joined the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships.
Randy Wadkins video

Fellow Joins Other Scientists in Bid for Congress

Randy Wadkins was a 2015-16 Biophysical Society Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow hoping to return to Capitol Hill – this time, as a member of U.S. House of Representatives. Watch the video
Latest Roundup of Sci on the Fly Blogs and Podcasts

Latest Roundup of Sci on the Fly Blogs and Podcasts

Communicating science and technology with members of the public is a critical skill for today’s scientists and engineers. To provide a vehicle to develop these skills and educate the public about a broad swath of issues in science and policy, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) launched a blog in 2013 for fellows to publish and manage
Featured Fellows

Fulfilling her dream to highlight the effects of climate change on public health, Helen Amos, 2016-18 Executive Branch Fellow at the Environmental Protection Agency, can now be found at the Goddard Space Flight Center as a senior scientist with SSAI, Inc. She will focus on merging NASA satellite data to citizen science initiatives worldwide.


Chaevia Clendinen, 2016-18 Executive Branch Fellow at the National Science Foundation, was named Assistant Dean for Student Advancement and Diversity at the University of Chicago Division Social Sciences Division. She creates and manages programs to support academic and career success for doctoral students, including professional development programs for academic and non-academic careers


Having started her NSF career six years ago as an STPF fellow, 2012-14 Executive Branch Fellow at NSF and marine biologist Nature McGinn has been named the acting head of the Polar Environment, Safety and Health Section of the Office of Polar Programs at NSF. Congratulations, Nature!