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Bullet policy, statements · Feb 23, 2023

AIBS Endorses Statement Reaffirming Support for Academic Freedom, DEI Initiatives

AIBS has signed on to a statement, led by the Society of Personality and Social Psychology and signed by 19 other scientific societies, expressing concerns about recent policies enacted in Florida and other states that limit academic freedom in higher education and hinder initiatives that support diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).
Bullet awards, policy · Feb 22, 2023

AIBS Names 2023 Emerging Public Policy Leaders

AIBS is pleased to announce that Elena Suglia and Mohammad Inam Jameel have been selected to receive the 2023 AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award.
Bullet announcements · Feb 15, 2023

2023 AIBS Board of Directors

The American Institute of Biological Sciences is pleased to announce newly elected individuals to the Board of Directors and those serving in Officer positions for the term beginning January 2023.
Bullet policy, reports · Feb 14, 2023

Public Policy Office 2022 Annual Report

The AIBS Public Policy Office has released its annual report for 2022. This report describes the work AIBS has done this past year in collaboration with our members and partners to advocate for policies that advance biology.

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Bullet announcements, bioscience, diversity · Feb 08, 2023

Celebrating Black History Month

American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is celebrating Black History Month by highlighting individuals, organizations, articles, and activities that are shining a light on African American scientific excellence.
Bullet announcements · Jan 15, 2023

BioScience's New Editor-in-Chief

The American Institute of Biological Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Charles Fenster as editor-in-chief of its flagship journal, BioScience, effective 1 January 2023, upon the expiry of previous editor-in-chief Scott L. Collins’s second three-year term.