Opinion: Science Advocacy in the Post-Trump Era
Opinion: Science Advocacy in the Post-Trump Era
The election of Donald Trump brought about a sea change in activism among researchers. How will the movement change now that Trump is out of office?
Opinion: Science Advocacy in the Post-Trump Era
Opinion: Science Advocacy in the Post-Trump Era

The election of Donald Trump brought about a sea change in activism among researchers. How will the movement change now that Trump is out of office?

The election of Donald Trump brought about a sea change in activism among researchers. How will the movement change now that Trump is out of office?

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Science Advocates’ Wishlist for the Biden Administration
Science Advocates’ Wishlist for the Biden Administration
Amanda Heidt | Jan 7, 2021
From immigration reform to climate change amelioration, researchers and science policy advocates share their hopes for 2021 and beyond.
Marching On
Marching On
Shawna Williams | Apr 12, 2018
Rush Holt, CEO of AAAS, discusses what’s changed as a result of the March for Science—and what hasn’t.
US Scientists Running for Office in Record Numbers
US Scientists Running for Office in Record Numbers
Jim Daley | Mar 5, 2018
A science-oriented political action committee is supporting candidates across the country.
Reactions to the March for Science
Reactions to the March for Science
The Scientist Staff | Apr 25, 2017
The Scientist’s Bob Grant caught up with demonstrators who participated in the March for Science in Washington, DC, on April 22.
<em>The Scientist</em> at the March for Science in Washington, DC: April 22, 2017
The Scientist at the March for Science in Washington, DC: April 22, 2017
Bob Grant, Tracy Vence | Apr 23, 2017
Thousands of scientists and science supporters marched from the Washington Monument to the US Capitol this weekend.
Science March Sights and Signs
Science March Sights and Signs
Bob Grant, Diana Kwon, Tracy Vence, Kerry Grens | Apr 22, 2017
Thousands of people around the world gathered to show support for science today. Here’s a sampling of sights and signs from the Marches for Science in Berlin, Chicago, and Washington, DC.
Marching Into an Uncertain Future
Marching Into an Uncertain Future
Bob Grant | Apr 20, 2017
Can professional organizations and societies parlay the groundswell of support culminating in this weekend’s March for Science into more-effective science advocacy?
TS Picks: April 20, 2017
TS Picks: April 20, 2017
Tracy Vence | Apr 20, 2017
March for Science edition
Sociologists to Study the March for Science
Sociologists to Study the March for Science
Diana Kwon | Apr 16, 2017
Researchers hope to use the upcoming event as an opportunity to examine the social science of political activism among science supporters.
Opinion: Scientists Must Think Beyond Science
Opinion: Scientists Must Think Beyond Science
Jon F. Wilkins | Mar 23, 2017
If we are to defend science, we must stand together with the other truth-tellers, including our non-scientist colleagues.
Q&A: Marching for Science in Memphis
Q&A: Marching for Science in Memphis
Tracy Vence | Mar 22, 2017
A conversation with activist and undergraduate student Sydney Bryant
Opinion: After We March
Opinion: After We March
Sheril Kirshenbaum | Mar 16, 2017
How to become—and stay—involved in science policy 
Science Advocates Decry Trump’s Proposed Budget
Science Advocates Decry Trump’s Proposed Budget
Bob Grant | Mar 16, 2017
Officials at scientific societies and advocacy organizations urge lawmakers to push back against proposed cuts at the NIH and other agencies.
Opinion: Welcome to SciComm
Opinion: Welcome to SciComm
Shane M. Hanlon | Mar 9, 2017
New to science communication? Here’s how to get started.
Trumping Science?
Trumping Science?
Bob Grant | Nov 10, 2016
How will the research enterprise fare under a Donald Trump administration? The scientific community reacts.
Science Advocate, Climate Change Authority Dies
Science Advocate, Climate Change Authority Dies
Jef Akst | Nov 6, 2016
Ralph Cicerone, former president of the National Academy of Sciences, has passed away at age 73.
Questioning the Presidential Candidates on Science
Questioning the Presidential Candidates on Science
Bob Grant | Aug 10, 2016
Science advocacy organizations have drafted a list of 20 questions for Hillary Clinton, Gary Johnson, Jill Stein, and Donald Trump; will post responses as they roll in.
Former MIT President Dies
Former MIT President Dies
Abby Olena | Dec 17, 2013
Engineer and science advocate Charles Vest, who was president of MIT from 1990-2004, has passed away at age 72.