VIRTUAL MEDIA, WEEK 5: EXPERIENCING SURPRISES

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Traditional definitions of science and research may at first leave little room for surprises. This week, we explore the connection between curiosity and inspiration, and highlight unconventional scientific projects. Our format each week is as follows: Short-form videos on Mondays Podcasts on Wednesdays Documentaries

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VIRTUAL MEDIA, WEEK 4: ISSUES OF CONSCIENCE

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Scientific and technological research projects are pursued with ethical codes relating to how facts and discoveries are accepted, communicated, and reinforced. This week, we’ll explore the concept of truth and other issues of conscience faced by the scientific community writ large, providing insights

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VIRTUAL PAPERLESS MEDIA, WEEK 3: BUILDING COMMUNITIES

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Some communities are chosen deliberately while others are convenient. This week, we’ll explore some of the different ways that humans and other creatures connect. Our format each week is as follows: Short-form videos on Mondays Podcasts on Wednesdays Documentaries on Fridays Monday, April

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VIRTUAL PAPERLESS MEDIA, WEEK 2: LIFE INDOORS

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There are many reasons why someone might need to spend an extensive amount of time indoors. This week, we’ll explore different ways that people understand, react, and re-envision their constructed environments. Our format from this week onwards will be: Short-form videos on Mondays

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NEW DEADLINE FOR SESSION PROPOSALS: JULY 14

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NEW DEADLINE FOR SESSION PROPOSALS: JULY 14 In response to the community focus on COVID-19, the scientific session proposal submission date has been extended until July 14, 2020. With the shifting timeline in mind, we need committed reviewers to assist in evaluating session proposal in a prompt manner. Full information

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VIRTUAL PAPERLESS MEDIA, WEEK 1: HUMANITY MATTERS

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There has been much discussion about the impact of humanity, both in a societal sense and on the environment. To kick off this series, we would like to discuss what makes us human, and the impacts of humanity across imagination, invention, sensitivity, and

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Program Timeline Update

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UPDATES: Session Proposal Submission Dates In response to the community focus on COVID-19, the Annual Meeting team is looking to shift the session proposal submission dates. We need committed session proposal reviewers to assist us. Full information about the 2021 Annual Meeting and our planned adjustments will be posted on

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Review Proposals for the 2021 AAAS Annual Meeting

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CALL FOR REVIEWERS Review scientific session proposals! Sign Up Help us shape a strong and well-balanced program for the 2021 AAAS Annual Meeting- sign up today to be a session proposal reviewer. The reviewing period will take place from May 4 – May 18, 2020. You will need to provide: Name

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Submit a Proposal for the 2021 AAAS Annual Meeting

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Submit a Proposal for the 2021 AAAS Annual Meeting Tell us about your work, submit a proposal! Start Submission Another inspiring conference! It was a pleasure to host you in Seattle for the 2020 AAAS Annual Meeting. Enjoy highlights from the 2020 and join us for the 2021 meeting in Phoenix,

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A Feast for Physics Fans at the AAAS Annual Meeting

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A Feast for Physics Fans at the AAAS Annual Meeting Blog post by Colin Hunter, Director of Communications & Media, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics “The most beautiful thing we can experience,” wrote Albert Einstein, “is the mysterious.” Einstein, despite having decoded monumental mysteries of time and space, always believed

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