Only Women Speakers at Microbiome Conference
Only Women Speakers at Microbiome Conference
Event organizers are taking criticism for choosing to exclude men from giving talks.
Only Women Speakers at Microbiome Conference
Only Women Speakers at Microbiome Conference

Event organizers are taking criticism for choosing to exclude men from giving talks.

Event organizers are taking criticism for choosing to exclude men from giving talks.

science conferences
US Government Shutdown’s Effects on Science Ripple Overseas
US Government Shutdown’s Effects on Science Ripple Overseas
Catherine Offord | Jan 30, 2019
From canceled conferences to delayed publications, fallout of the shutdown spread beyond US borders, prompting concerns about long-term damage to international collaboration.
Scientists Suffer in Continued Government ShutdownScientists Suffer in Continued Government Shutdown
Scientists Suffer in Continued Government Shutdown
Jef Akst | Jan 4, 2019
As the second full week of lapsed funding comes to a close, some 800,000 federal employees are stuck at home, including some biologists.
More Researchers Denied UK Entry to Attend Meetings
More Researchers Denied UK Entry to Attend Meetings
Kerry Grens | Nov 9, 2018
The latest rejections of visa requests have scientists up in arms.
To Highlight Gender Gaps, Scientists Decline Opportunities
To Highlight Gender Gaps, Scientists Decline Opportunities
Diana Kwon | Aug 24, 2018
Activists are protesting imbalanced conferences, editorial boards, and other professional activities by refusing to join.
Interior Department’s Screen of Meeting Abstracts Called Censorship
Interior Department’s Screen of Meeting Abstracts Called Censorship
Kerry Grens | Jun 16, 2018
USGS scientists need approval from a political appointee before they can present research at two big geological conferences.
Women Are Underrepresented at Conferences: Study
Women Are Underrepresented at Conferences: Study
Diana Kwon | Apr 25, 2018
An analysis of abstracts from American Geophysical Union meetings reveals that female scientists get fewer speaking opportunities than men.
Baby on Board
Baby on Board
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2017
Many scientific conferences offer child care options that allow researchers to bring their families along for the trip.
ASM to Discontinue Small Conferences
ASM to Discontinue Small Conferences
Diana Kwon | Jun 6, 2017
Numerous scientists are disappointed with the American Society for Microbiology’s decision, and some are hatching plans to keep the meetings alive.
Opinion: An Ethical Code for Conferences
Opinion: An Ethical Code for Conferences
Wolf B. Frommer | Dec 2, 2016
This fundamental form of scientific communication is threatened by modern recording technology and researchers who refuse to adhere to an age-old ethical code.