- COVID-19: Screen Time and the Developing Brain July 22, 2020
- Science Riot: A Night of Stand-Up Comedy July 24, 2020
- Fire and Ice: The Impact of Climate Change on Environmental Ecosystems July 27, 2020
Events by TopicJuly 22, 2020
COVID-19: Screen Time and the Developing BrainMore
During COVID-19, children are spending more time in front of screens than ever before. Join us for a panel with experts in pediatrics, education, and digital media to discuss the effects of extensive screen time on the developing brain.Science Riot: A Night of Stand-Up ComedyJuly 24, 2020More
Join us for a brainy comedy night where our partners Science Riot turn scientists into engaging speakers through immersive training in comedy writing and performance. The show will be hosted by Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, an international working comedian and the recipient of the Liz Carpenter Political Humor Award with a special guest Sammy Obeid (a mathematician turned comedian) host of 100 Humans on Netflix. The newest cohort of comedians-in-training are ready to entertain you with their science-focused "late-night-style" stand-up performances.July 27, 2020
Fire and Ice: The Impact of Climate Change on Environmental EcosystemsMore
Climate change is having a significant effect on the biological, topological, and geophysical traits of various ecosystems. This 75-minute webinar will explore how climate change has caused massive ecological alterations through impacts on plant physiology and ice sheet melting.
Professional Development TrainingBuilding Your Personal BrandFebruary 8, 2020More
Your personal brand or your professional reputation has a direct influence on your impact as a scientist, contributor, team player and leader. The way you are perceived is how you will be defined. The only way of changing or influencing that, is by being aware of that image and taking assertive steps to improve it.Is Your Research Award-Worthy?More
Why are some brilliant researchers celebrated early in their careers, while others languish in obscurity? Check out these 5 tips to improve the odds that you, and your research, will gain recognition.What Happens When We Die? Surviving Cardiac ArrestNovember 18, 2019More
This evening panel will explore current scientific discoveries regarding our understanding of death and cardiac arrest. Topics include: the impact of recent discoveries related to brain protection strategies, reversing cardiac arrest and death, consciousness, the human experience of cardiac arrest, and transformational experiences of death.
Academy Member NseAbasi NsikakAbasi Etim, PhD is promoting science beyond boundaries. Read on to learn about her work in our virtual mentoring programs.More
Working in engineering and construction since World War II, Academy Member Ethel Romm brings a unique energy and perspective to our Lyceum Society.Learn how Academy Member Jorge M. Torres used his scientific background to help launch a career as a venture capital investor.More
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 Ecology and Conservation BiologyMore
This eleventh installment of our scholarly reviews series in ecology and conservation biology presents six Reviews and one Original Article.Special Issue: Adolescent NutritionMore
This Annals volume presents six Original Articles describing recent research in various aspects of adolescent nutrition throughout the world.Special Issue: Annals ReportsMore
This Annals Reports special issue presents two Reviews and five Original Research articles in different areas of clinical and basic research.
Host an Event at the AcademyOur MissionMore
For 200 years—since 1817—the Academy has brought together extraordinary people working at the frontiers of discovery. Among the oldest scientific organizations in the United States, it has become not only an enduring cultural institution in New York, but also one of the most significant organizations in the global scientific community.