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How to Build Civic Relationships

A conversation with research4impact founder Adam Levine on building relationships between scientists and practitioners to solve our biggest challenges Adam Levine is a civic matchmaker. As Associate Professor of Government at Cornell University, he studies the impact of political communications, organizations, and social variables on people’s decisions to…

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2020 Rita Allen Foundation Award in Pain

Applications Open November 20, 2019. Since 2009, the Rita Allen Foundation has awarded annually the Rita Allen Foundation Award in Pain recognizing emerging leaders in basic pain research whose work holds high potential for uncovering new pathways to improve the treatment of chronic pain. Each year, the Foundation typically…

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Public Attitudes about Science—New Findings

New research from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences explores the origins of global public attitudes toward science. This study is part of the Academy’s multiyear initiative, the Public Face of Science, which is supported in part by the Rita Allen Foundation. Examining data on attitudes about…

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Michael Boyce, Elena Gracheva, and Zachary Knight Receive 2019 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Michael Boyce, Elena Gracheva, and Zachary Knight Three Rita Allen Scholars have been selected as recipients of this year’s Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest recognition granted by the United States government for outstanding scientists and engineers at the beginning of independent research…

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