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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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New Civic Science Fellowship to Connect Science and Society

People, communities, and our larger society are confronting complex challenges and opportunities, from public health to economic growth, climate change, and more. Science—as a process, as an ever-growing body of knowledge, and as a network of skilled people—can provide insights into potential solutions and push new frontiers for humanity. As…

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