2015 international images for science, call for entries
The Royal Photographic Society (RPS) has launched a "Call for Entries" for the world's best scientific and engineering images. Open to scientists, students and the public, one hundred images will be selected by a jury of scientists, photographers and imaging experts, to form a touring exhibition that will launch during the British Science Festival in Bradford, September 2015. The call for entries will be open until Midnight GMT on Monday 23rd March 2015. For more information and a link to submission please click here.
Two AAAS members selected as Leopold Leadership Fellows for 2015
AAAS members Steven Hallam and Heather Leslie, have been selected as Leopold Leadership Fellows for 2015. Hallam is an associate professor and Canada Research Chair in Environmental Genomics in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of British Columbia. Leslie is an assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Brown University. They are among the 20 mid-career academic environmental researchers named as fellows this year.
AAAS/Science Digest for 12/29/14-01/09/15
Need a quick wrap up of news from the past two weeks? Here you'll find highlights from AAAS and Science for 12/29/14-01/09/15:
AAAS/Science Digest for 11/28-12/12/14
Need a quick wrap up of news from the past two weeks? Here you'll find highlights from AAAS and Science for 11/28-12/12/14:
Help us speak up for science with a gift on #GivingTuesday!
Did you know that philanthropic contributions give AAAS the flexibility to respond to emerging issues and speak out about the importance of science and technology to address the critical challenges facing society today?
AAAS Fellow class of 2014 announced
The AAAS Council elected 401 AAAS Fellows for 2014. These individuals will be recognized for their contributions to science and technology at the Fellows Forum to be held at the 2015 AAAS Annual Meeting in San Jose, California, on Saturday, 14 February from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
AAAS/Science Digest for 11/19-11/26/14
Need a quick wrap up of news from the past two weeks? Here you'll find highlights from AAAS and Science for 11/19-11/26/14:
Congressman Rush Holt named new AAAS CEO-Designate
AAAS's board of directors has chosen U.S. Congressmen Rush Holt (D-NJ), Ph.D., as the new AAAS CEO and Executive Publisher of the Science family of journals. He will take over from the current CEO, Alan I. Leshner, who is retiring after serving the organization since December 2001. Holt is a research physicist and former teacher who has served eight terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. The transition will occur during the Annual Meeting in mid-February in San Jose, California.
Don’t forget to vote on AAAS leadership by November 17
Voting is ongoing from October 20 through November 17 at 11:59 p.m. ET for the President-Elect, members of the Board of Directors, the Committee on Nominations, and the officers for the 24 sections. Elected candidates will be announced in December 2014. The slate of candidates is posted below. Vote Now!
2015 AAAS Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award
AAAS and Science Translational Medicine announce the 2015 AAAS Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award, an annual prize for young investigators.
The AAAS Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award honors an early-career investigator who has performed outstanding work in the field of cancer research and who has the potential to contribute substantially to future progress in the treatment of cancer. The winner will present an associated lecture and receive $25,000.