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Reporting Tricks and Communication Tips for Scientists in Government

By Sarah Loftus
This summer I had the exciting opportunity to write environmental science stories for a newspaper as a AAAS Mass Media Fellow. The Mass Media Fellowship pairs early career scientists with newspapers

A Message from the new Executive Editor for the Sci on the Fly Blog

By Vincent Tedjasaputra
Write it down. Write it all down. That’s one great piece of advice my mentor gave on the first day of my fellowship, and it’s allowed me to chronicle my accomplishments and failures (or,

PODCAST | Learning to See Science in the World: A Conversation with Dr. Melanie Peffer

By Chris Parsons and Philip Ko
Dr. Melanie Peffer is the author of “Biology Everywhere: How the Science of Life Matters to Everyday Life,” a book that reveals how biological concepts taught in the classroom are connected to the

PODCAST | How an STPF Fellow Adapts His Work in the COVID-19 Era

By Ilana Goldberg
STPF fellows are great at adapting their careers to suit their personal interests and whatever life has in store, such as a global pandemic. In this episode, fellow Vince Tedjasaputra talks about how

A Local Community Needed a Scientist. A Dynamic Fellow Duo Answered the Call.

By Erin McDuffie and Andrea Hindman
A Fresh AAAS STPF Candidate: Dr. Erin McDuffie (@atmosph_erin). Erin: Rewind to late April, Finalist Interview Week for the AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF). It was Monday

Science, writing, and sharing in the age of pandemic: Write. Often. Better. Together.

By Gillian Bowser
By Kristina Quynn and STPF alumna Gillian Bowser Q: What do a literary critic and a pollinator biologist have in common? A: We both write for a living. Writing is so ever-present and so foundational