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The Evolving Context for Science and Society by Alan Leshner

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Across the globe, countries are investing in science and deem it critical for society. Yet scientists are facing funding issues, due to forces such as the sequester. How does a scientist navigate the tensions between the scientific enterprise and public attitudes toward science? Alan Leshner, Chief Executive Officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Executive Publisher of the journal Science, shares insights on the state of science today, how the public perceives science, and how scientists can better communicate with the public. Published on May 1, 2013

EarthSayersJayanth Banavar; Alan Leshner
OrganizationsAAAS; University of Maryland
EarthSayers RatingRecommended
CountryUnited States
Member of Special CollectionInnovation and Sustainability
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