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The General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union, held every three years, kicks off this week in Honolulu, Hawaii. The National Academy of Sciences and its U.S. National Committee for the IAU, which operates under the auspices of the Board on International Scientific Organizations, serve as America’s liaison to the IAU and helped the American Astronomical Society bring the meeting to the United States.
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A 2014 PGA report that recommended higher pay and other reforms to benefit postdoctoral researchers is noted in a Nature article about a proposed regulation to extend overtime pay to many more American workers.
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Applications for the 2016 session of the Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program are now available. The program gives early-career individuals the opportunity to spend 12 weeks in Washington, D.C., learning about science and technology policy.
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The University Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP), formerly a project of GUIRR, is now a free-standing organization. GUIRR and UIDP have signed a memorandum of understanding to enable ongoing collaboration.
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International Astronomy Meeting Begins
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Higher pay urged for postdocs
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Applications for Mirzayan Fellowship Program
NAS signing memorandum of understanding
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UIDP Now an Independent Organization
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Jul12015
Application for the 2016 session of the Mirzayan Fellowship are now available.

Aug10-122015
Kavli Frontiers of Science: Sixth Indo-American Symposium
Irvine, CA


Aug192015
GUIRR Webinar: Approaches to Climate Intervention
1:00 pm EST.
This webinar will cover two reports, therefore this webinar will be 90 minutes

Aug24-262015
Effective Approaches for Monitoring and Assessing Gulf of Mexico Restoration Activities



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Here at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, we promote the use of science, engineering, and medicine to enhance the security and well-being of people throughout the world and to ease disparities in human welfare. To accomplish this, we cooperate with partner organizations and scientific communities internationally. We also work to increase the capacity of both individual national academies and regional and global networks of academies to provide evidence-based advice to their governments, policy makers, and the public, thus strengthening and shaping policy and programs worldwide. To learn more, visit our International Activities website...

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