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March for Science

Scientific Groups Vow to Carry on Spirit of March for Science; Aim to Promote Sound Policies that Advance Discovery and Benefit Society

The Hon. Rush Holt

Washington, DC, April 29, 2017 — The nation’s leading scientific organizations vowed to build on the momentum generated by the March for Science — held on April 22 in Washington, DC and around the globe — by continuing to reach out to the public and policymakers at all levels to promote sound scientific policies that advance discovery and benefit society, according to a joint statement issued on April 24.

“We must build on this momentum created by the marches to more actively demonstrate the value of science to local, state and national policymakers, as well as in classrooms and local communities,” the letter said.

“We pledge to keep the March for Science momentum going, to remain at the forefront of this public engagement of science and to redouble our collective efforts to serve science and society.” Continue reading

Opinion: Rutgers President Robert Barchi: ‘March for Science and a Better America’

Robert Barchi, M.D., Ph.D.

New Brunswick, NJ, April 21, 2017On the eve of tomorrow’s March for Science in Washington and around the world, Rutgers University President Robert L. Barchi writes in USA Today:

Scientists and other concerned citizens will gather in Washington and hundreds of other cities this weekend to march for science.

From astrophysicists, biologists, chemistry teachers and computer science students to lab technicians, surgeons, oceanographers and nurses, these advocates are united not by party or ideology but by a respect for research and the power of evidence-based decision-making.

The marchers want what all of us want: good health, clean water and fresh air, a strong economy and safe communities. Continue reading

March for Science Partners Work to Put a Human Face on Science; Event Set for April 22 in Washington

Washington, DC, April 20, 2017 — Anne Q. Hoy reports for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) that scientific organizations partnering with the March for Science are stressing the need for scientists to connect more directly with policymakers and the public both now and in the future to build support for science and explain its value for society.

More than 220 organizations, representing many leading scientific organizations and academic research powerhouses, are supporting what has grown into a global event with more than 500 satellite marches well beyond the National Mall in Washington on April 22, from Greenland and Ghana to India and Chile. Continue reading