American Association for the Advancement of Science

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an American international non-profit organization with the stated goals of promoting cooperation among scientists, defending scientific freedom, encouraging scientific responsibility, and supporting scientific education and science outreach for the betterment of all humanity.wikipedia
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Science (journal)

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It is the world's largest general scientific society, with over 120,000 members, and is the publisher of the well-known scientific journal Science. The current CEO of AAAS and executive publisher of Science magazine is Rush D. Holt.
Science, also widely referred to as Science Magazine, is the peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and one of the world's top academic journals.

William Charles Redfield

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The society chose William Charles Redfield as their first president because he had proposed the most comprehensive plans for the organization.
He was the first president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1843).

Science diplomacy

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The next year, AAAS launched the Center for Science Diplomacy to advance both science and the broader relationships among partner countries, by promoting science diplomacy and international scientific cooperation.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) established the Center for Science Diplomacy whose goal is to use science and scientific cooperation to promote international understanding.

American Chemical Society

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For example, the American Chemical Society, founded in 1876, promotes chemistry.
Although there was an American scientific society at that time (the American Association for the Advancement of Science, founded in 1848), the growth of chemistry in the U.S. prompted those assembled to consider founding a new society that would focus more directly on theoretical and applied chemistry.

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

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The AAAS did, however, institute a policy of granting the title of "Fellow of the AAAS" to well-respected scientists within the organization.
Fellowship of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (FAAAS) is an honor accorded by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to distinguished persons who are members of the Association.

Geraldine L. Richmond

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Geraldine Richmond is the President of AAAS for 2015–16; Phillip Sharp is the Board Chair; and Barbara A. Schaal is the President-Elect.
Richmond has served as president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and she received the 2013 National Medal of Science.

Matthew Fontaine Maury

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As a member of the new scientific body, Matthew Fontaine Maury, USN was one of those who attended the first 1848 meeting.
During its first 1848 meeting, he helped launch the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Margaret Mead

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Among them: explorer and geologist John Wesley Powell (1888); astronomer and physicist Edward Charles Pickering (1912); anthropologist Margaret Mead (1975); and biologist Stephen Jay Gould (2000).
Mead served as President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1975.

Science education

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an American international non-profit organization with the stated goals of promoting cooperation among scientists, defending scientific freedom, encouraging scientific responsibility, and supporting scientific education and science outreach for the betterment of all humanity.
Organizations that contributed to developing the standards include the National Science Teachers Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Research Council, and Achieve, a nonprofit organization that was also involved in developing math and English standards.

Science outreach

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an American international non-profit organization with the stated goals of promoting cooperation among scientists, defending scientific freedom, encouraging scientific responsibility, and supporting scientific education and science outreach for the betterment of all humanity.

Intelligent design

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He has opposed the insertion of non-scientific content, such as creationism or intelligent design, into the scientific curriculum of schools.

Rush Holt Jr.

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The current CEO of AAAS and executive publisher of Science magazine is Rush D. Holt.
In February 2015, Holt became chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and executive publisher of the Science family of journals.

Stephen Jay Gould

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Among them: explorer and geologist John Wesley Powell (1888); astronomer and physicist Edward Charles Pickering (1912); anthropologist Margaret Mead (1975); and biologist Stephen Jay Gould (2000).
The following year, 1983, he was awarded a fellowship at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, where he later served as president (1999–2001).

Alan I. Leshner

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Alan I. Leshner, AAAS CEO from 2001 until 2015, published many op-ed articles discussing how many people integrate science and religion in their lives.
Leshner was the Chief Executive Officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Executive Publisher of the journal Science from December 2001-February 2015.

William Barton Rogers

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William Barton Rogers, professor at the University of Virginia and later founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, offered a resolution: "Resolved that a Committee of five be appointed to address a memorial to the Secretary of the Navy, requesting his further aid in procuring for Matthew Maury the use of the observations of European and other foreign navigators, for the extension and perfecting of his charts of winds and currents."
Rogers was chairman of the Association of American Geologists and Naturalists (AAGN; organized 1840) in 1845 and again in 1847, and contributed important memoirs to its Transactions, including observations on the temperature of coal mines in eastern Virginia.

Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard

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In 1866, Frederick Barnard presided over the first meeting of the resurrected AAAS at a meeting in New York City.
He was president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1866; a member of the board of experts of the American Bureau of Mines in 1865, and a member of the American Institute in 1872.

Myanmar

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In February 2007, the AAAS used satellite images to document human rights abuses in Burma.
International human rights organisations including Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and the American Association for the Advancement of Science have repeatedly documented and condemned widespread human rights violations in Myanmar.

John William Dawson

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When the Royal Society of Canada was created he was the first to occupy the presidential chair, and he also acted as president of the British Association at its meeting at Birmingham in 1886, president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1882, and president of the Geological Society of America in 1893.

Asa Gray

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He was president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1872 and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1863–1873.

Leon M. Lederman

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In 1992, Lederman served as President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Kirtley F. Mather

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He served as board president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science from 1948-1956 and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences from 1957–1961.

Phillip Allen Sharp

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Geraldine Richmond is the President of AAAS for 2015–16; Phillip Sharp is the Board Chair; and Barbara A. Schaal is the President-Elect.
Sharp is an elected member of several academic societies, including the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

AAAS Award for Science Diplomacy

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The AAAS Award for Science Diplomacy, formerly Award for International Scientific Cooperation, is awarded by The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), with collaboration with its affiliated organizations, seeks to recognize an individual or a limited number of individuals working together in the scientific or engineering community for making an outstanding contribution to furthering international cooperation in science and engineering.

Newcomb Cleveland Prize

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The Newcomb Cleveland Prize of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is annually awarded to author(s) of outstanding scientific paper published in the Research Articles or Reports sections of Science.

Joseph Lovering

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From 1869 to 1873 he served as corresponding secretary, from 1873 to 1880 vice president, and from 1880 to 1881 president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.