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Improving Outreach In Plant Science

Improving Outreach In Plant Science- Workshop at ICAR 2021-Virtual Jose Dinneny, Stanford (and former NAASC member) organized this workshop at ICAR 2021-Virtual. The workshop stemmed from his leadership of two NAASC activities on the topic of Outreach in Plant Science that occurred between 2018-2021,…

Promoting inclusive metrics of success and impact to dismantle a discriminatory reward system in science (PLOS Biol)

As scientists, we often measure what we can measure as a proxy for what we want to measure. Critical to this strategy is a good understanding of how well the first represents the second. Currently, advancement in science largely rests upon factors that are easy to measure: number of publications and…

LEAPing ahead? 

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ASPB has submitted a proposal to the NSF (National Science Foundation in response to their recent Dear Colleagues Letter (a DCL is a way to communicate about new or special funding opportunities). The purpose of this DCL was to encourage professional societies to “develop collaborative networks…