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Bullet policy, statements · Dec 14, 2023

Science Coalitions Request Supplemental Funding for Key Science Agencies

A group of scientific coalitions representing nearly 200 research organizations and societies have sent a letter to congressional appropriators urging the inclusion of $13 billion in a supplemental spending package to advance national and economic security and maintain U.S. competitiveness.
Bullet policy, statements · Dec 14, 2023

AIBS Endorses Letter Requesting 5 Percent Increase for USDA Research

Forty-five organizations, including AIBS, have sent a letter to the White House Office of Management and Budget and Office of Science and Technology Policy requesting a 5 percent funding increase for the USDA Research, Education, and Economics mission area in FY 2025.
Bullet events, policy · Dec 05, 2023

AIBS Congressional Visits Day

Join the American Institute of Biological Sciences on April 15-17, 2024 for our annual Congressional Visits Day in Washington, DC.

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Bullet awards, policy · Nov 06, 2023

Call for Applications: 2024 Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award

Are you a science graduate student looking to make a difference in science policy and funding? The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is now accepting applications for the 2024 Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award. This award recognizes graduate students in the biological sciences who are demonstrating an interest and aptitude for working at the intersection of science and policy.