Webinars

Webinars are programs (generally an hour in length) featuring presentations and discussions by expert panels on a particular subject. Webinar FAQ

  • In the latest edition of The Markup with Matt Hourihan, AAAS’s lead R&D budget analyst walks us through the funding targets of the 2015 America COMPETES Act. He is joined by Erin Heath, associate director of the AAAS Office of Government Relations, who reviews some of the bill's policy components. »

  • Let’s face it, if you’re a PI juggling teaching and research, among various other duties, writing a grant proposal can feel like a burdensome, daunting imposition on your time. But it doesn’t have to be! Available on-demand, this discussion on grantsmanship will have you working smarter, not harder. »

  • This webinar explores connections between human rights and linguistics, including protecting the rights of speakers of local languages, ethical linguistic research practices, case studies of human rights advocacy in the linguistic sphere and protecting linguists whose rights have been violated. It was hosted as part of an ongoing series of webinars by the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition exploring connections between science and human rights. »

  • The Markup with Matt Hourihan is a series of occasional updates on science funding in Congress, featuring AAAS’s lead R&D budget analyst. In this second edition, Hourihan provides a short overview of spending proposals for science agencies in the president’s FY 2016 budget request, and takes a look at how broader changes in the discretionary budget may help or hurt R&D spending. »

  • Consulting is a popular alternative career for STEM professionals at any stage of their career. If you think you have what it takes to be a consultant but aren’t completely sure it’s for you and/or how to go about it, then watch this webinar. »

  • Change has come to the halls of Congress. The midterm elections ushered in a new wave of representation, and leaders of the Republican House and Senate have been busy selecting committee chairs and laying out their agendas. How will these changes impact science? »

  • You’re probably familiar with the phrase, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Well, the current job market is no exception. In any job search, whether you’re a civil engineer or physics postdoc, having know-how and connections are important to finding a great new job. »

  • Do you have strong analytical skills and an understanding of complex technologies and their applications? Are you interested in a career that doesn’t limit you to working in a research lab? Then this webinar is for you! »

  • The Markup with Matt Hourihan is a new series of occasional updates on science funding in Congress, featuring AAAS’s resident R&D budget guru. In this premiere edition, Hourihan runs down how science funding has fared in the current appropriations cycle.  »

  • Working in a lab can be one of the most fulfilling opportunities for researchers. But are you ready for a new challenge? Then consider a role in project management or university administration and develop your skills in fulfilling new directions. Watch this webinar and get an exclusive look at how to make a successful career transition from the lab to management. »