Here are our top stories for this week in Science Policy:
With the announcement of the Nobel Prizes for 2018, we have some interesting reads for you:
Donna Strickland's Nobel Prize in Physics an inspiration for young girls
Interestingly, Donna Strickland was first deemed not important enough for a wikipedia entry prior to her win! If you want to know more about women scientists in STEM and wish to celebrate Ada Lovelace day this year, join the SPE, the Montreal chapter of 500 Women Scientists and Broad Science to launch an amazing Wiki-edit-a-thon on OCT 10! All are welcome! Details are here!
For this Week's Special, we got #SciPolJobs to help you explore various careers and opportunities related to Science Policy. Here are some of our top picks!
Young Scientists Summer Program:
The YSSP is the annual 3 month program hosted by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). This program offers helps young researchers with opprtunities to explore their interests on issues pertaining to global environmental, economic and social change.
Senior Program Specialist:
The Science Granting Councils Initiative, a partnership between Canada, South Africa, Sweden & UK, is hiring a Senior Program Specialist, based in Nairobi, to focus on science, technology & innovation
AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology:
This program convenes mid-career scientists who demonstrate leadership not only in their research careers but also in promoting meaningful dialogue between science and society.
Keep an eye out for our next week's update on the news section #SPEthursday #ThisWeekinSciPol #SciPolJobs