events, webinars · Jun 26, 2020
AIBS has announced a new webinar, Building Resilient Scientific Societies - Scientific Conferences in the COVID-19 Era, which will take place Tuesday July 21, 2020 at 1:00pm ET.
bioscience, podcasts · Jun 23, 2020
The latest BioScience Talks podcast has been released - Leveraging Biodiversity Science Infrastructure in the COVID-19 Era.
awards, peer-review · Jun 16, 2020
AIBS has been awarded a Standard Grant from the National Science Foundation on the science of peer review entitled: “Reliability, Risk Aversion, and Bias in Grant Peer Review”.
policy, statements · Jun 15, 2020
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bioscience, podcasts · Jun 09, 2020
The latest BioScience Talks podcast has been released - Using Metacommunities for Better Biological Assessments.
events, webinars · Jun 09, 2020
AIBS Online Council Meeting - Opportunities for Scientific Societies to Combat Racism and Intolerance
AIBS will be having a special meeting of the AIBS Council on June 30, 2020 at 2:00 PM Eastern. This webinar discussion will explore opportunities for scientific societies to combat racism and intolerance.
bioscience · Jun 08, 2020
As lawmakers across the United States grapple with how to reform law enforcement agencies, they should consider where forensic science laboratories are administratively housed and from where their funding is derived according to many experts. In most jurisdictions, these crime laboratories are housed within law enforcement agencies and derive their funding from police budgets. This structure can create bias toward law enforcement agencies. In an important Feature article, Is Forensic Science Scientific, in the May issue of BioScience, many have argued that crime labs should be independent organizations that are not dependent upon funding from police agencies.
announcements · Jun 08, 2020
During the COVID-19 crisis, AIBS has continued to support our clients, partners, and members in our collective efforts to promote informed decision-making that advances science for the benefit of society. We continue to work to help the biological sciences community respond the effects of disruptions arising from COVID-19, and to prepare for continued impact and effectiveness as we all prepare for new models of operation.