Events by TopicNovember 16 - November 17, 2021
The Science of Racial JusticeMore
This two-day virtual conference will convene social, behavioral, and cognitive scientists working to understand the dynamics of inter-group relationships and propose intervention strategies that will move us to a more racially justice society.August 11, 2021
Cultivating STEM IdentityMore
Join the Academy and Hudson River Park as we hear from a panel of diverse STEM experts on how their STEM Identity evolved to help them successfully navigate the STEM ecosystem. The panelists will discuss some of the many opportunities available for students interested in STEM careers and the importance of leveraging their personal and professional identity to drive innovation in STEM and the society at large.October 12, 2021
Pulmonary Hypertension: Beyond VasodilatorsMore
Join us for this scientific symposium focusing on novel transformative treatment strategies for pulmonary hypertension, looking beyond vasodilators.
Career Exploration Resources
Resources for EducatorsPepsiCo Perspective: Leveraging STEM SkillsSeptember 18, 2020More
Organizations are continually evolving to build a strong, talented team that will propel their businesses forward while creating a desirable workplace that fosters creativity and innovation. In this webinar you’ll have the chance to hear from PepsiCo on why they’re recruiting talented STEM professionals like you. You’ll also get a glimpse into why your STEM expertise is vital and how you can leverage your STEM skills.Sustainable Solutions for the World's Dinner TableMore
A look at challenges and opportunities in food and nutrition science research.Grantsmanship and the Transition to Research IndependenceMore
As university budgets shrink and external funding sources becoming more competitive, the ability to write successful research grants is more important than ever. In this eBriefing, learn strategies for effective grant writing, specifically applied to fellowship applications in biomedical fields.
Now more than ever, it's clear that being able to collaborate across fields and borders is crucial for the advancement of science. Find out how our Members across sectors have built innovative cross-disciplinary teams.More
It is understood that human milk provides benefits to babies as they develop, particularly in its ability to help protect babies from a variety of infections. But what is the mechanism that does the work to help keep babies healthy? Find out in this interview with Academy Member and Vanderbilt University Professor Steven Townsend.More
When three scientists working across different disciplines, universities, and continents teamed up as part of the Interstellar Initiative—an international mentorship program for early-career investigators—their first task was finding common ground. Find out how they did it and how their work might contribute to the study of aging.
The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists celebrate the achievements of extraordinary young scientists and engineers and accelerate innovation through unrestricted funding.More
The Junior Academy introduces exceptional students to an online community where they gain access to best-in-class STEM resources and work together to solve real-world problems. STEM professionals mentor student teams during 60-day innovation challenges sponsored by industry-leading companies via Launchpad, our interactive challenge platform. Students and mentors can participate from anywhere in the world and have multiple challenges a year to choose from. Accepted students and mentors receive free membership to the New York Academy of Sciences!More
Available exclusively to our Member community, Member-to-Member Mentoring is a self-directed mentoring program that matches early career scientists and engineers with experienced STEM professionals for advice and coaching.
News & Publications by Topic
For the PressSpecial Issue: The Year in Evolutionary BiologyMore
The tenth installment of this Annals series presents five scholarly reviews on diverse topics in evolutionary biology.Special Issue: Annals ReportsMore
This Annals Reports special issue presents one Commentary, one Review, one Concise Original Report, and four Original Research articles in different areas of clinical and basic research.Special Issue: MARROWMore
This tenth installment of the Ann NY Acad Sci series MARROW presents five papers in various areas of clinical and translational medicine and biology.
Contact UsOur Mission: Science for the Public GoodMore
As the New York Academy of Sciences continues into its third century, Nicholas Dirks is at the helm of an extraordinary organization with a talented staff, a global community of more than 20,000 Members, and a network of top-echelon leaders in science, industry, academia, government and public policy. Bringing all these people together, the Academy is taking on COVID-19 and other world-wide challenges with the best solutions that science, technology, and bright minds can offer.