policy, statements · Jul 14, 2020
policy, statements · Jul 10, 2020
bioscience · Jul 09, 2020
The 2019 Journal Citation Reports® (Source Clarivate, 2020) have been released and the American Institute of Biological Sciences and Oxford University Press are excited to reveal that the Impact Factor for BioScience has risen to 8.282, up from 6.591 last year. This is the 4th highest Impact Factor among biology journals.
bioscience, podcasts · Jul 07, 2020
The latest BioScience Talks podcast has been released - In Their Own Words - Douglas Futuyma.
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policy · Jul 06, 2020
A new plan from the Democratic members of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis was released on June 30, 2020. The report, “Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy, and a Healthy, Resilient, and Just America”, includes recommendations provided by AIBS in response to the Committee’s 2019 request for information from the public. AIBS urged the Committee to secure “increased federal investment in the biological sciences to improve our understanding of how living systems are being influenced by climate change, identify novel biotechnology and management practices that promote biological resilience to and mitigation of climate change, and develop innovative strategies for improving agricultural productivity while reducing the energy required to produce food and fiber.”
policy · Jul 06, 2020
On June 24, 2020, lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced bipartisan legislation to provide emergency relief appropriations for federal science agencies to support the research community during the ongoing public health crisis.
events · 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”.