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Explore the most recent news about AIBS's initiatives, programs, resources, and events.

Bullet events · Aug 03, 2021

2021 AIBS Council Meeting

AIBS will convene the 2021 meeting of its Council of Member Societies and Organizations on November 4-5, 2021. This meeting will engage like-minded organizations committed to increasing diversity in the biological sciences in a two-day virtual conference.
Bullet events, policy · May 11, 2021

Biological Sciences Congressional District Visits

Each year, the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) organizes an opportunity for scientists to inform the nation’s science policy. The Biological Sciences Congressional District Visits event enables scientists to meet with their federal or state elected officials in their home state – not in Washington, DC – and allows policymakers to learn first-hand about the science and research facilities in their district.

Bullet events, workshops · May 06, 2021

Writing for Impact and Influence

AIBS offers this professional development program designed to help scientists, including graduate students, hone their written communication skills to increase the impact and influence of their message.
Bullet events, policy · Jan 13, 2021

2021 Virtual Advocacy Event

Join the American Institute of Biological Sciences on April 19-23, 2021 for our Virtual Advocacy Event.

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Bullet events, workshops · Jan 12, 2021

AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists

AIBS offers this workshop to help the science community learn how to engage and inform decision-makers and have the opportunity to become effective and engaged communicators.
Bullet events, workshops · Jan 06, 2021

Enabling Interdisciplinary and Team Science

This intensive, two-day, interactive professional development course is designed by scientists and experts on collaboration and teamwork to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to become productive and effective members of scientific teams.
Bullet events, webinars · Dec 21, 2020

Forward-Thinking Discussion on Biological Collections

We invite the Biological Collections community at-large to join the American Institute of Biological Sciences, Natural Science Collections Alliance, and Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections for a joint discussion with the Biodiversity Collections Network and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on the future of biological collections.