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

Bullet events, workshops · Jan 21, 2022

Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists

In response to the frustration that AIBS has heard from many graduate students, we have developed a program to help scientists hone and practice the skills needed to secure employment.
Bullet events, policy · Jan 21, 2022

2022 Virtual Advocacy Event

Join the American Institute of Biological Sciences on April 25-29, 2022 for our Virtual Advocacy Event.

Bullet events · Sep 29, 2021

Integrating Environmental Data Across Spatial Scales

The Association of Ecosystem Research Centers (AERC) will hold a virtual briefing on Integrating Environmental Data Across Spatial Scales that will integrate discussions on environmental justice.
Bullet diversity, 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.
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Bullet events · 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.