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Scientific Societies

FYI is supported by the American Institute of Physics, a federation of 10 scientific societies. FYI covers issues of special concern to these societies and their positions on select issues as well as the activities of other major scientific societies.

 
26 Sep 2003

As reported in FYI #123, AIP's first Science Fellow in the State Department, George Atkinson, has been named as the Science and Technology Advisor to Secretary of State Colin Powell. AIP is now seeking applicants for the fourth year of its State Department Fellowship, and qualified scientists at any stage of their career are encouraged to apply.

 
1 Oct 2004

"Science and statecraft...can and must work together for a safer, healthier, better world," declared Secretary of State Colin Powell in an April 30, 2002 address at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Sciences, but "we still have too few officers with strong science backgrounds." Through its State Department Science Fellowship program, AIP seeks to help fill the Department's need for scientific expertise. AIP is now seeking applicants for the 2005-2006 State Department Fellowship. Qualified scientists at any stage of their career are encouraged to apply.

 
5 Dec 2005

For those scientists who want to experience the inner workings of the federal government, and who want to make a difference- the AIP and APS Congressional Science Fellowships are your chance! All application materials for the 2006-2007 AIP and APS Congressional Science Fellowships MUST BE POSTMARKED by the JANUARY 15, 2006 deadline. Please see below for further information on how to apply.

 
28 Oct 2005

The American Institute of Physics and the American Physical Society are seeking applicants for their 2006-2007 Congressional Science Fellowships. Are you interested in the nexus between science and government? Do you wish to make a personal contribution by helping to inform the legislative and policy decisions that are made on Capitol Hill? If so, you should consider applying to the AIP and APS Congressional Science Fellowship programs. APPLICATION MATERIALS ARE DUE BY JANUARY 15(postmarked). Please see below for further information on applying.

 
5 Oct 2005

This is a reminder to members of all AIP Member Societies - the application deadline for the 2006-2007 AIP State Department Science Fellowship is NOVEMBER 1. For scientists interested in the nexus between foreign policy and science, there is still time to apply to this program.

 
8 Sep 2005

Just as Congress needs input from scientists as its decisions affect national policy on issues ranging from energy and climate to export controls and homeland security, so too does the U.S. Department of State need scientific and technological expertise as it addresses such issues in the context of the nation's foreign policy. Through its State Department Science Fellowship program, the American Institute of Physics offers an opportunity for scientists to make a unique and substantial contribution to the foreign policy process.

 
14 Nov 2006

Next year will be an exciting time on Capitol Hill, with new faces and new ideas. Are you interested in experiencing this dynamic atmosphere from the inside?

 
31 Oct 2006

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The application deadline for the 2007-2008 AIP State Department Science Fellowship HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20. ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY NOVEMBER 20! For scientists interested in the nexus between foreign policy and science, there is still time to apply to this program.

 
10 Oct 2006

This is a reminder to members of all AIP Member Societies - application materials for the 2007-2008 AIP State Department Science Fellowship must be postmarked by NOVEMBER 1, 2006. For scientists interested in the nexus between foreign policy and science, there is still time to apply to this program.

 
11 Sep 2006

Are you interested in the interface between science and technology and international issues? Just as Congress needs input from scientists as its decisions affect national policy on issues ranging from energy and climate to export controls and homeland security, so too does the U.S. Department of State need scientific and technological expertise as it addresses such issues in the context of the nation's foreign policy.

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