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January 28, 2020
A Retrospective, Mixed-Methods Impact Analysis of the U.S. Embassy Science Fellows Program
On January 28, Dr. Jacqueline S. McLaughlin, 2017 Jefferson Science Fellow, will describe her mixed-methods impact analysis of the U.S. Embassy Science Fellows Program, which dispatches American federal science and technology experts abroad to support U.S. mission strategic priorities. Register.

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January 30, 2020
DARPA's Ocean of Things Program
The Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable will host a webinar on Thursday, January 30 at 1:00pm ET to discuss the future of cost-effective, real-time monitoring of maritime activity. Register now.

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February 5, 2020
Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women of Color in Tech
The first of four regional workshops to learn more about increasing recruitment, retention, and advancement of women of color in tech will be held on February 5, 2020 at the NASEM Keck Center. Register.

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January 24, 2020
Using Science to Improve Eyewitness Testimony
At least 19 states have adopted safeguards to help reduce errors in handling and relying upon eyewitness identifications in criminal cases, due in part to the 2014 report Identifying the Culprit: Assessing Eyewitness Identification. In an interview, NAS member Tom Albright reflects on the report's impact.

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April 29-May 1, 2020
'Our Planet, Our Future' Nobel Prize Summit
Our Planet, Our Future, the first-ever Nobel Prize Summit, will bring together Nobel laureates and other world-renowned experts and leaders to advance new insights into global sustainable development and explore actions that need to be taken to ensure humanity’s future. Learn More.

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December 3, 2019
NRC Research Associateship Programs Now Accepting Applications
The NRC Research Associateship Programs promote excellence in scientific and technological research conducted by the U.S. government through the administration of programs offering research opportunities at sponsoring federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. Applications are now being accepted through February 3, 2020. Learn more.

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November 22, 2019
Science and Innovation Leadership for the 21st Century
A new study will consider the challenges the U.S. is facing in maintaining its global leadership position in science and technology. It will encompass such matters as protecting research from exploitation, managing international exchanges, and promoting domestic technology commercialization. Learn More.

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November 22, 2019
The Science of Effective Mentorship in STEMM: Online Guide
Mentorship is a catalyst capable of unleashing one’s potential for discovery, curiosity, and participation in STEMM. Visit the new resource guide that enables mentoring practitioners—institutions, departments, programs, and individual faculty members—to create and support viable, sustainable mentoring support systems.

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December 10, 2019
Jefferson Science Fellowships Distinguished Lecture Series: Gad Perry
On December 10, Gad Perry, Texas Tech University Professor and 2017 Jefferson Science Fellow, will describe ongoing work to identify specific ways that foreign assistance can be tailored to address projected trends and challenges of urbanization in an effective manner that protects long-term U.S. interests.  Register

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December 2, 2019
Scoping Workshop on Supporting Parents & Caregivers in STEMM
On Dec. 2, join a one day scoping workshop focused on the impact of caregiving and parenthood on the careers of women in STEMM. Register.

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December 2, 2019
Equity in Design
What does “Equity in Design” mean to you? On Dec. 2, join three scholars at the National Academy of Sciences as they discuss how algorithms, education, policy, and language can and should incorporate equity in their design. Register.

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November 19-20, 2019
Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education: First Annual Public Summit
To learn about promising approaches or to share ideas about how to prevent and address sexual harassment, join us, on Nov. 19-20, for the First Annual Summit hosted by the National Academies’ Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education. Read more

November 20, 2019
On November 20, a meeting will take place to discuss possible collaborations with groups conducting research/training in Liberia/Guinea/Sierra Leone. Participants will examine ways groups can contribute to building sustainable research capacity and in-country research/training resource needs. Register

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November 6, 2019
Staying Power: A convening to examine what it takes for postdoctoral women to stay and thrive in science
On Nov. 6, in collaboration with L’Oréal USA, we will host a gathering focused on effective practices for supporting postdoctoral women in STEM. The event will dig deeper into how to support women who would otherwise leave STEM fields, better understand which interventions are worthy of replicating at scale, and consider next steps. Register

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November 4, 2019
STEM Student Success: Investing in Minority Serving Institutions for Our Future Workforce
Please join, on November 4, a meeting hosted by the Board on Higher Education and Workforce to examine promising approaches to increase Minority-Serving Institutions (MSI) student success and workforce preparation in STEM fields. Learn more.

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September 27, 2019
Re-envisioning Promotion and Advancement for STEM Faculty: Aligning Incentives with Values
Please join the Board on Higher Education and Workforce in exploring how institutional policies and practices align with stated missions, identify promising current and experimental reward systems, and highlight models of assessing an academic career. Learn more

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August 29, 2019
U.S.-Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund Alumni Interviews: Larry Duncan
The U.S.-Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund is a bilateral cooperation program aimed at helping Egypt and the U.S. expand relations between the two scientific and technological communities, utilize science and apply technology by providing opportunities to exchange ideas, information, skills, and techniques, and to collaborate on scientific and technological endeavors of mutual interest to promote economic development. Watch video

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July 29, 2019
Jefferson Science Fellows Program Accepting Applications
Administered by the National Academies, the Jefferson Science Fellows program is open to tenured, or similarly ranked, faculty from U.S. institutions of higher learning who are U.S. citizens. The application period opens on Aug. 1 and runs through Oct. 31. More information is available here.

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August 5, 2019
International Commission on the Clinical Use of Human Germline Genome Editing: Meeting 1
The International Commission on the Clinical Use of Human Germline Genome Editing has been convened by the U.S. National Academy of Medicine (NAM), the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS), and the Royal Society of the U.K., with the participation of science and medical academies around the world, to develop a framework for scientists, clinicians, and regulatory authorities to consider when assessing potential clinical applications of human germline genome editing. More info

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August 13, 2019
Human Rights and Digital Technologies Symposium
The Committee on Human Rights of the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine gathered experts in the fields of human rights and technology to examine these challenges and to explore ways of leveraging digital innovation in a manner that helps protect internationally recognized human rights. Read more

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September 19, 2019
Applications of AI in Government and Industry
Workshop participants will present case studies of AI applications in both government and industry and identify challenges and opportunities for organizations adopting AI. Read more and register

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September 19, 2019
Reproducibility and Replicability in Science: Next Steps
Please join us for a national symposium on next steps to take in response to the recent report, Reproducibility and Replicability in Science. The all-day symposium will feature discussions on actions taken or contemplated in response to the report’s findings and recommendations. Read more and register

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September 5, 2019
Public Symposium: Advancing Open Science Practices: Stakeholder Perspectives on Incentives and Disincentives
This symposium will inform the work of the Roundtable on Aligning Incentives for Open Science. Key external stakeholders - including researchers, librarians, learned societies, publishers, and infrastructure developers - will share their insights into the current state of the research ecosystem, as well as their visions for what open science can function at scale. Read more and register

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July 10, 2019
U.S.-Egypt S&T Joint Fund Accepting Applications
Proposals for Cycle 20 of the U.S.-Egypt S&T Joint Fund will be accepted until September 5, 2019. Collaborative Research Grants provide up to $400,000 USD for a joint U.S. and Egyptian research team. Junior Scientist Grants provide up to $30,000 for training visits to Egypt. Learn more…

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June 17, 2019
Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program Accepting Applications
Applications for the 2020 session of the Christine Mirzayan Fellowship Program are now open and will be open until September 6, 2019. All applications and supporting materials will be due at that time. Learn more about the program.