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NAS President Co-Authors Commentary for Nature Magazine
In a Nature commentary, Marcia McNutt and colleagues make the case for the creation of a U.S. advisory board for research integrity and quality. Learn more...

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100th and 150th anniversaries of IUPAC and the Periodic Table
In celebration of its centenary and the International Year of the Periodic Table, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) and the International Younger Chemists Network (IYCN) have created a Periodic Table of Younger Chemists. The National Academy of Sciences is the U.S. adhering body of IUPAC. Learn more

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February 7, 2019
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Higher Education Re-Imagined
The Winter 2019 edition of Issues in Science and Technology features a special section of articles that aim to re-imagine U.S. higher education. An event on February 7th will discuss these articles. More information...

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April 12, 2019
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A National Convening on the Integration of Arts, Humanities, and STEMM in Higher Education
On April 12, join the Board on Higher Education and Workforce for a National Convening on the Integration of Arts, Humanities, and STEMM in Higher Education. Learn more...

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February 6, 2019
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Minority Serving Institutions: America's Underutilized Resource for Strengthening the STEM Workforce
On February 6, the Board on Higher Education and Workforce will host a national convocation on Minority Serving Institutions: America's Underutilized Resource for Strengthening the STEMM Workforce. Learn more...

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January 10, 2019
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Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing: Continuing the Global Discussion: Proceedings of a Workshop - in Brief
The Committee on Science, Technology and Law held an event for the public release of Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing: Continuing the Global Discussion: Proceedings of a Workshop - in BriefThe publication provides a brief summary of the presentations and discussion from the November 2018 summit. View more...

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March 11, 2019
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Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine
On March 11, the Committee on Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine (CWSEM) will host an event on Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine. Learn more and register here...

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December 2018
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Panel Discussion at AGU Fall Meeting
A Panel Discussion during the AGU Fall Meeting discussed recommendations from Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine with special emphasis on Earth and Space Science Work Environments. AGU’s Ethics, Response to Harassment, and Work-Climate Related Events at the Fall Meeting 2018 provided attendees the knowledge to help transform workplace culture at scientific institutions. Listen to the panel

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February 13, 2019
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Strengthening Sustainability Programs and Curricula at the Undergraduate and Graduate Levels
The Board on Higher Education and Workforce will conduct a series of three public workshops focused on strengthening sustainability programs and curricula at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Join us on February 13 for the second workshop. Learn more...

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New Study on The Role of Inducement Prizes in the American Innovation Process
An expert committee under the Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy (STEP) will assemble and analyze evidence about the role of inducement prizes in the American innovation process. Learn more...

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January 2019
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Check out our top downloaded 2018 reports
The most downloaded reports of 2018 included publications from the Board on Higher Education and Workforce and the Committee on Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine. Learn more...

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January 30, 2019
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International Space Station National Laboratory: Your Laboratory, Your Research and Technology
On January 30th, the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR) will host "International Space Station National Laboratory: Your Laboratory, Your Research and Technology," a webinar to discuss the opportunities for research partnership with the International Space Station National Laboratory. Learn more...

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December 2018
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New Report from the InterAcademy Partnership
On November 28, the InterAcademy Partnership — the global network of science, engineering, and medical academies — released a new, wide-ranging report, Opportunities for Future Research and Innovation on Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture: The InterAcademy Partnership’s Global Perspective

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November 5-7, 2018
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U.S. - Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund Holds Symposium
U.S. and Egyptian researchers with current Joint Fund Collaborative Research Grants met in Cairo November 5-7 for the 2018 Joint Fund Symposium. At the Symposium, grantees presented information on their research projects, met other program participants, and discussed the outcomes of past collaborative scientific research projects. More information...

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October 26, 2018
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PEER Announces Upcoming $12 Million Award for Cancer Research
Partnerships for Enhances Engagement in Research (PEER) recently received $4 million in awards and has announced an upcoming sub-project that will award $12 million toward cervical cancer research. Learn more...

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November 4-6 2018
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Sixth Arab-American Frontiers Symposium
The sixth Arab-American Frontiers symposium was held in partnership with, and hosted by, the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS) in Kuwait City on November 4-6, 2018.The meeting convened U.S. and Arab scientists, engineers, and medical professionals to discuss major scientific advances on a wide array of topics relevant to the MENA region and globally.

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October 2018
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H.R. Network Resource Guide: Engaging with Human Rights in the National Academy Context
In recognition of the unique and important role national academies play in promoting human rights, the International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies (H.R. Network), for which the Committee on Human Rights serves as the Secretariat, is pleased to announce the release of its resource guide, Engaging with Human Rights in the National Academy Context.

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October 17, 2018
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National Academies Launching New Study on Sunlight-Reflection Research
The Committee on Science, Technology and Law and the Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate are forming a new committee to develop a research agenda and research governance approaches for climate intervention strategies that reflect sunlight to cool Earth. Read more.

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October 26, 2018
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World War I and the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council: A Research Competition
Five grantees presented their papers to a review committee on October 26th for the World War I and the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council: A Research Competition. The winning paper and author will be awarded $10,000. View more information...

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September 13, 2018
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Report Impact: Securing the Vote
Georgia, Pennsylvania, and other states are scrutinizing their November 2018 election processes in response to the concerns about election security and the call for paper ballots in The Future of Voting.

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November 9, 2018
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A National Convocation for Leaders in Academia on Preventing Sexual Harassment
On November 9, join us for a convocation on developing and implementing policies, procedures, and practices to prevent sexual harassment in academia building on the recommendations from a recent report. More information...

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September 19, 2018
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Impact of Report on Sexual Harassment
On Wednesday, September 19th, NSF announced an update to their harassment policy consistent with recommendations from the report "Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine."

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September 2018
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NRC Research Associateship Program Accepting Applications
Applications for the 2019 NRC Research Associateship Program are now open. Read more...

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September 2018
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Science Article on New Voices in Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Project
On September 7th, Science provided an editorial piece about the launch of the National Academies "New Voices in Sciences, Engineering and Medicine". Read the article...

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September 2018
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Protecting the Rights of Individuals Fleeing Conflict: Proceedings of a Symposium—in Brief
On December 7-8, 2017, the Committee on Human Rights (CHR) convened a symposium on the role scientists, engineers, and health professionals can play in addressing rights-related challenges confronting forcibly displaced persons. Read more.
 
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