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February 26, 2020
The Endless Frontier: The Next 75 Years in Science
On February 26, leaders from science, government, academia, business and philanthropy attended a symposium reflecting on the Vannevar Bush report, a decades long guiding force for science and innovation in the United States, and explored new approaches for addressing the challenges and opportunities of the next 75 years. Read highlights from the symposium.

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March 16, 2020
Advancing Rights and Freedoms: Science, Human Dignity, and the Nobel Prize
The Committee on Human Rights has organized a portrait exhibit highlighting some of the many contributions Nobel Laureates in the sciences have made towards the realization of human rights. The exhibit will open on March 16, 2020 at the NAS Building. Learn More.

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March 16-17, 2020
Opportunities for Accelerating Scientific Discovery: Realizing the Potential of Advanced and Automated Workflows
Attend a workshop from March 16-17 that will serve as the primary information-gathering mechanism for a NASEM consensus study aimed at examining current efforts to develop advanced and automated workflows for scientific research, and identifying promising research approaches to accelerating progress in this area. Register. 

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March 19, 2020
Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in STEMM
On March 19, attend a symposium on the key messages and findings of a soon-to-be released National Academies report on addressing the underrepresentation of women in science, engineering, and medicine. Register. 

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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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February 21, 2020
Supporting Black Student Experiences
On February 21, celebrate black history month by learning how you can support black student experiences. This two-part session will feature a panel of discussants to walk through case studies and exercises that will help attendees develop and strengthen culturally responsive practices and skills. Register.

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February 20, 2020
Navigating the New Arctic
The Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable will host a webinar on Thursday, February 20 at 1:00pm ET to discuss the National Science Foundation's Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) program. Register now.

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February 11, 2020
The Interface of Smallholder Technology and Locally Led Development
On February 11, Dr. Paul Vincelli, 2019 Jefferson Science Fellow in the USAID Office of Local Sustainability, will discuss how local leadership can impact the adoption of new technologies and sustainability of development initiatives. 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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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 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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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.