- Minimizing the Risk of Antimicrobial Resistance from Food Animal Production September 28, 2018
- Healthcare in the Era of Big Data: Opportunities and Challenges October 24-25, 2018
- Science Denial: Lessons and Solutions November 2, 2018
Events by TopicSeptember 28, 2018
Minimizing the Risk of Antimicrobial Resistance from Food Animal ProductionMore
Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health concern that has prompted a movement to reduce the use of antibiotics in food animal production. This daylong symposium will discuss the drivers that lead to antimicrobial resistance from animal food production, the primary pathways of pathogen transmission, the drive to prioritize the use of non-medically important antibiotics and an array of strategies to mitigate antimicrobial resistance.Healthcare in the Era of Big Data: Opportunities and ChallengesOctober 24-25, 2018More
This free event will explore the ethical risks and rewards of incorporating big data into the healthcare landscape, and discuss how to navigate recruitment and consent; privacy protection and data ownership; corporate responsibility and compliance; and more in this new era of medicine and research.Science Denial: Lessons and SolutionsNovember 2, 2018More
This 1-day symposium will gather the world's leading social scientists, historians, and science communications experts to discuss the history and cultural motivations of, challenges presented by, and future solutions to science denial.
Professional Development TrainingOctober 11 - October 14, 2018
Science Alliance Leadership Training (SALT) 2018, WashingtonMore
This unique program opportunity, SALT Washington D.C., is a 4-day program designed to familiarize exceptional students in the STEM fields with the leadership concepts that will allow them to effectively advocate for their career. The program will feature small group exercises, a leadership development plan, community building among participants, networking opportunities with representatives from Lockheed Martin, and a site visit to a Lockheed Martin Facility.Immigration Info Session for Advanced Degree Holders in STEMMore
In this eBriefing, an experienced immigration attorney explains different visa categories, regulations, and recent changes in legislation for STEM professionals interested in the transition to visas such as H1B, O1, and permanent residency (green card).
Academia Challenges for Women in STEM: Training, Discrimination, and PolicyMore
From institutional barriers to persistent biases, women in academia face a number of obstacles when pursuing careers in STEM. A comprehensive look at Elsevier’s 2017 Gender in the Global Research Landscape report sheds light on those unique challenges.
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
Science Policy Consultation
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 recruits STEM experts to coach teams of talented, highly motivated students as they compete in science & technology challenges sponsored by industry-leading companies. Students and mentors can participate from anywhere in the world, connecting with one another via Launchpad, our interactive challenge platform.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.
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Special issue: Attention in Working MemoryMore
This special issue on Attention in Working Memory presents five reviews and 17 original articles describing the roles that three attentional processes—consolidation, refreshing, and removal—play in the efficient allocation of working memory.
Special Issue: The Neurosciences and Music VIMore
The present volume includes the latest research in neurosciences and music from contributors across 16 countries coming from multiple disciplines and diverse theoretical and methodological perspectives.
Special Issue: The Year in Evolutionary BiologyMore
This edition of The Year in Evolutionary Biology presents five scholarly reviews on evolutionary ecology of telomeres; quantitative genetic methods; postmating sexual conflict and fertilization; genetic constraints on adaptation; and microorganisms and the evolution of mutualism.
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.