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Four STPF Alumni Lead the Big Data Charge

Four STPF Alumni Lead the Big Data Charge

By Joy Metcalf Late last year, the National Science Foundation (NSF) granted $5 million dollars to establish four Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs covering all 50 states with more than 250
Ramon Barthelemy describes the experiences faced by LGBT physicists for the AAAS Colloquium Series on 28 June. | Carla Schaffer/AAAS

Physicists Take On Work and Classroom Culture for LGBT Scientists

Sixteen percent of physicists between the ages of 18 and 26 identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, and many have experienced or observed harassment on campus or in the workplace,
National Laboratories Confront National Challenges

National Laboratories Confront National Challenges

By Joy Metcalf Throughout the United States, all 17 Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories use innovative science to confront and overcome many challenges the nation faces. Whether it is
A New Fellow-Led Science Policy Podcast is Born

A New Fellow-Led Science Policy Podcast is Born

You may be familiar with the Sci on the Fly blog created and operated by Science & Technology Policy Fellows. In an effort to keep science policy front and center and spark public dialogue in new
Climate Change Hits Conflict Zones Harder: Syria Case Study

Climate Change Hits Conflict Zones Harder: Syria Case Study

The impact of global warming has been linked to the severity of droughts, water scarcity, and food shortages in war-torn Syria. Each year, fellow-led affinity groups convene expert panels to discuss
Moving & Shaking: July-August 2016

Moving & Shaking: July-August 2016

Having contributed as a fellow to the National Science Foundation (NSF) US Ignite program, Nishal Mohan (2013-15 Executive Branch Fellow at NSF) is now national community leader at US Ignite where he

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