science advocacy
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 11, 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 7, 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.
Awarding Science Defense Again
Awarding Science Defense Again
Abby Olena | Nov 5, 2013
David Nutt wins the second John Maddox Prize for promoting science despite opposition.
Sequester Hitting Scientists Hard
Sequester Hitting Scientists Hard
Erin Weeks | Sep 4, 2013
A recent survey of working researchers highlights funding difficulties and the perceived decline of the U.S. as a leader in science. 
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Jul 1, 2013
July 2013's selection of notable quotes