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

Bullet announcements · Feb 21, 2020

AIBS Member Donates $13,000 to Support Graduate Student Leadership

An American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) member has anonymously donated $13,000 to help endow the AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award program. The award recognizes graduate students who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential at the intersection of biology and science policy.

Bullet awards, policy · Feb 19, 2020

AIBS Recognizes Science Policy Leadership

Washington, DC - The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is pleased to announce that Corinn Rutkoski and Renee Collini have been selected as the 2020 AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award (EPPLA) recipients. The EPPLA recognizes graduate students in the biological sciences who have demonstrated leadership skills and an aptitude for future professional success working at the intersection of science and public policy.

Bullet policy · Feb 18, 2020

President’s Budget Cuts Science

The White House released the President’s Budget Request for fiscal year (FY) 2021 on February 10, 2020. The budget proposes large cuts for science for the fourth consecutive year. The $4.8 trillion budget framework calls for cuts to most federal agencies, including the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Bullet policy, statements · Feb 11, 2020

Joint Request to Extend Comment Period on Proposed NEPA Update

On behalf of the undersigned scientific societies, we respectfully urge you to extend the period during which you will accept public comment on the proposed changes for implementing the procedural provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
Bullet policy · Feb 02, 2020

Public Policy 2019 Annual Report

The AIBS Public Policy Office has released its annual report for 2019. Read about our achievements in science policy.

Bullet policy, statements · Jan 28, 2020

AIBS Comments on the American Research Environment

Chloe Kontos
Executive Director
Joint Committee on the Research Environment
National Science and Technology Council
Office of Science and Technology Policy
The White House
Via: JCORE@ostp.eop.gov