Funding Opportunities

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface

6/17/2013

Announcing Research!America’s Inaugural Advocacy Academy

6/17/2013

Research!America is pleased to announce an exciting new program to introduce and engage early-career scientists in research advocacy and science policy. The 2013 Research!America Advocacy Academy is a unique opportunity for postdoctoral fellows in the health and biomedical sciences to learn about how to best incorporate advocacy and effective communications into their role as a scientist.

Read more here: http://researchamerica.wordpress.com/2013/06/04/advocacy-academy/#more-1053

AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science

"The AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science,
established in 2010, recognizes early-career scientists and engineers
who demonstrate excellence in their contribution to public engagement
with science activities. A monetary prize of $5,000, a commemorative
plaque, complimentary registration to the AAAS Annual Meeting, and
reimbursement for reasonable hotel and travel expenses to attend the
AAAS Annual Meeting to receive the prize are given to the recipient.

For the purposes of this award, public engagement activities are defined
as the individual’s active participation in efforts to engage with the
public on science- and technology-related issues and promote meaningful
dialogue between science and society, as highlighted in this video. (see
link bellow)

The award will be given at the AAAS Annual Meeting".

http://www.aaas.org/aboutaaas/awards/public_engagement/

 

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