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Raechel McKinley
April 5, 2024
This 50業子 program helps advocates gain skills to address issues that affect science and scientists.
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50業子 weighs in on wage rules for postdocs
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50業子 weighs in on wage rules for postdocs

Nov. 28, 2023

The society supports the Department of Labors proposed increase in minimum salary for exempt employees.

Funding opportunities to explore
Funding

Funding opportunities to explore

Nov. 28, 2023

Beyond the National Institutes of Health, a number of U.S. government agencies provided funding for basic scientific research.

Advocating for change in science
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Advocating for change in science

Nov. 23, 2023

50業子 trainees harness their training and life experience to reshape science policy.

How public policy work amplifies our impact
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How public policy work amplifies our impact

Nov. 23, 2023

50業子 Today contributor Oluwadamilola Dami Oke describes her journey to advocacy and shares thoughts from a mentor who guided her.

The implosion of the large laboratory business model
Interview

The implosion of the large laboratory business model

Nov. 22, 2023

NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch talks about challenges for researchers, what the agency is doing to help early-career scientists and the future of academic labs.

Helping you get back to work
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Helping you get back to work

Nov. 16, 2023

The National Institutes of Health and the Society of Women Engineers have programs to support returning scientists after a career break.

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Advocacy workshops at Discover BMB 2024

Topics include running for office, becoming an advocate, and navigating the grant review process at the NIH.
Advocacy workshops at Discover BMB 2024

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Meet Ann West, leader of the PAAC
Interview

Meet Ann West, leader of the PAAC

Nov. 15, 2023

Once an admitted rookie at advocacy, today shes the chair of the 50業子s Public Affairs Advisory Committee.

Why we advocate
Editorial

Why we advocate

Nov. 9, 2023

Without basic research, we wont have new drugs, cutting-edge innovations, or the knowledge we need to address the challenges of the 21st century.

What scientists need to know about NIHs simplified peer review framework
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What scientists need to know about NIHs simplified peer review framework

Nov. 7, 2023

Reviewers will focus on three central factors, and the agency will do more administrative tasks to reduce reviewer burden.

50業子 weighs in on policy changes for dual-use research
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50業子 weighs in on policy changes for dual-use research

Oct. 26, 2023

The society applauds initial steps to harmonize policies on infectious disease-related research but urges policymakers to provide clearer guidance to the scientific community.

Study documents impact of federal funding for basic research
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Study documents impact of federal funding for basic research

Sept. 23, 2023

Researchers found patterns to help identify the citations that were more likely to be important to each piece of published science.

A call to action: Urge Congress to support scientific research
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A call to action: Urge Congress to support scientific research

Sept. 14, 2023

The 50業子 is advocating for a sustained or increased NIH budget; we need our members to email their elected officials.

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