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50th Class of AAAS S&T Policy Fellows Embarks Upon Year of Service

An intensive orientation kicked off the year for the 50th class of STPF fellows. Held Sept. 1-13 at the beginning of the fellowship year, the orientation was imbued with wisdom from science policy veterans – including alum fellows – on how they can contribute to science policy that draws from diverse perspectives and yields benefits for all.
Rep Cooper at The Golden Goose Awards

The Golden Goose Award Honors Rep. Jim Cooper

Basic research is often maligned as a waste of government money. So, in a coalition including AAAS, Congressman Jim – aka “Father Goose” – Cooper pioneered the Golden Goose Award to highlight the critical nature of such research. He is set to retire at the end of this term and thanks to his legacy, the award will continue to elevate research that can change lives.
How to Make Your STPF Application Stand Out

How to Make Your STPF Application Stand Out

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2022 Forum on S&T Policy

47th Forum on S&T Policy

Gather to discuss major challenges affecting science, policy and society, as well as their intersectionality, and participate in discussions with top experts and decision-makers.
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R&D Funding Breakdown of Legislation - Authorization vs. Appropriation

Legislative text can be confusing – a dollar sign in a bill doesn’t necessarily mean that that amount of money is available for a project. Want to know what’s actually funded in CHIPS, the Inflation Reduction Act, or the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law?
Featured Fellows

After two years as a fellow at the Veterans Administration, Maciej Gonek has joined the Veteran Access Program at Evolve Foundation. “I had a chance to use the passion, knowledge and skills that I cultivated as an STPF fellow to join Evolve. To relieve widespread suffering, I hope to drive adoption of astonishingly promising MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for Veterans with PTSD if approved by the Food and Drug Administration.”