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Harassment Leads to a Loss of Talent, Innovation in Sciences

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Harassment Leads to a Loss of Talent, Innovation in Sciences

Participants at the 2016 American Astronomical Association meeting had signed a code of conduct that warned against sexual harassment. At the registration desk they also were met by a five-foot sign reminding them of the problem. Then at that very meeting an undergraduate student standing beside her research presentation was asked, “What’s attractive about this poster beside you?”


By AAAS, USA.


Technology Policy Resource.

 

Science Comes to Life for All Ages During Family Science Days

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Science Comes to Life for All Ages During Family Science Days

Families are greeted by the sound of laughter and whirring robots upon arrival to Family Science Days in Texas’ Austin Convention Center. Parents, children and other relatives gather for a chance to explore interactive science exhibits, meet an astronaut and take a virtual reality trip inside the International Space Station during this weekend event open to the public beginning Saturday Feb. 17 during the 2018 AAAS Annual Meeting.


By AAAS, USA.


Technology Policy Resource.