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AAAS launches research hotline for politicians

(19 February 2019)  The world’s biggest scientific society is creating a helpline for policymakers as researchers worldwide take steps to address what they are seeing more clearly in the Trump era as glaring deficits of academic expertise in governmental decision-making. The American Association for the Advancement of Science’s move to create the hotline for science-based questions […]


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AAAS and Chinese science organization explore new collaboration

(16 May 2018) Leaders of the China Association for Science and Technology and counterparts at the American Association for the Advancement of Science explored on Wednesday ways to build on a longstanding collaboration between the two scientific organizations through science communication and education partnerships. During a meeting at AAAS headquarters in Washington, D.C., six CAST […]


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Hindawi signs publishing partnership agreement with AAAS

(11 September 2017) Hindawi today announced the signing of a publishing partnership agreement with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Hindawi will support AAAS by providing post-acceptance publishing services for AAAS’s new Science Partner Journal publishing program. AAAS anticipates its first partner journal will launch in early 2018. The Science Partner Journals […]


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AAAS adopt Dimensions database to gather global funded research insights

(25 July 2017, London, UK and Washington, D.C.) Scientific publisher the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has licensed access to global funding database Dimensions, to gather insights that will help its teams find expert reviewers and support strategic decision making across the publishing division. Dimensions is powered by the scientific technology company […]


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AAAS alliance to expand access to high-quality scientific publishing

(14 February 2017) The American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have formed a partnership to advance scientific communication and open access publishing. The partnership will also ensure open access to research funded by the Gates Foundation and published in the Science family of journals. This collaboration is […]


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Who’s downloading pirated papers? EVERYONE

In rich and poor countries researchers turn to the Sci-Hub website (28 April 2016) Science has published an article by John Bohannon which quantifies the use of Sci-Hub, the go-to website for pirated scientific papers. He explores the cost of document delivery from legitimate services and why researchers turn to the free and copyright-busting alternatives. […]


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HighWire Press launches integration with Peer Review Evaluation Service for Science journals

(15 March 2016) American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announced that all journals in the Science family, including Science, Science Translational Medicine, Science Signaling, and Science Advances, now feature the PRE “badge” on articles published in 2016 and beyond. By clicking the badge, readers can quickly see detailed information about the peer-review process, including the number of reviewers […]


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AAAS platform adds functionality, changes URLs

(12 January 2016) cdlib.org reports that the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) platform is updating their site on 12 January to include responsive design, easier access table and figures, and incorporating functionality that is present in their other online titles to the main Science journal. Along with these new features, the titles […]


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Advancing Science in India

(13 May 2015) Representatives from AAAS/Science were recently in India with the aim of promoting Science and research in India.  Mr. Tom Ryan (Director), Ms. Eileen Bernadette Moran (Director, Corporate Relations) and Ms. Kiki Forsythe (Senior Publisher Relations Specialists) first attended the 11th Annual Meet & Workshop of INDEST-AICTE Consortium held at IISER Mohali from April 29th […]


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AAAS and the Science family of journals team up with CLOCKSS to safeguard access to content

(6 February 2015) The CLOCKSS (Controlled LOCKSS) Archive has partnered with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to safeguard access to content in the Science family of journals, published by AAAS, in the event of an unforeseen “trigger event” such as a natural disaster. Under the agreement, AAAS/Science content will be preserved […]


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AAAS/Science video on journals content

(22 December 2014) AAAS/Science has created a video about the scope and content of its journals Science Translational Medicine and Science Signaling. The video features Dr. Marcia McNutt, Editor-in-Chief of Science, Dr. Katrina Kelner, Editor of Science Translational Medicine, and Dr. Nancy Gough, Editor of Science Signaling, who discuss the exciting biomedical research being published […]


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Premier Li Keqiang and Science talk space exploration and the environment

2014年1月13日,中华人民共和国国务院总理李克强在北京会见了Science 《科学》杂志主编Marcia McNutt女士。在会见期间,双方谈及了一系列的科学技术问题,其中涉及太空探索,国际合作以及气候变化等。 李克强总理指出,中国面临的主要挑战之一是在保护自然环境、控制温室气体的同时为经济增长实现对资源的可持续性开发。李克强总理希望Science 《科学》杂志能够继续帮助推动中国科学与技术的进步,增强国际科学成果的交流。 详细内容请见美国科学促进会AAAS新闻,以及2014年4月11日发表的《科学》社论文章, 该《科学》社论文章的相应中文内容刊登于由中国科学院主管的媒体《中国科学报》上,请点击阅读中文文章。 13 January 2014, Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing, People’s Republic of China, met with Science magazine editor Ms. Marcia McNutt. During the meeting, the two sides talked about a series of scientific and technical issues including  space exploration, international cooperation and climate change. Premier Li Keqiang pointed out […]


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AAAS expands the Science family of journals with the launch of Science Advances

(12 February 2014)   The nonprofit American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), publisher of the Science family of journals, plans an expansion of its scientific communication efforts with the launch of a new title, Science Advances, as an extended forum for high-quality, peer-reviewed research. “This new publication is designed to encourage transformative research and […]


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Communication in Science: Pressures and Predators

Science’s Special Issue on Communication in Science: Pressures and Predators includes free news and reviews on the lack of scrutiny at open-access journals, the rarity of published negative studies, and publishing sensitive data. As a service to the community, AAAS is making these articles free to the public. Read the Special Issue here.  


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