A FASEB Award and DC Visit

Last December, Stand With Science entered the Stand Up For Science! competition sponsored by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.  Our entry, which described the development of the Stand With Science community and demonstrated the unique voice and perspective of students and young researchers through videos like “Stand With Science: What’s Next?” so … Continue reading

Stand With Science Wins Prestigious Award as President Supports Investments in Basic Research in State of the Union Address

By Melinda T. Hough, PhD, Director of Public Relations. In a little over 60 minutes two nights ago, President Barack Obama outlined his vision for America; a 21st century vision of prosperity built on investment, innovation, and a support of science. “Now is not the time to gut these job-creating investments in science and innovation. Now … Continue reading

Budget update

The AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) recently put up an analysis of the recent House budget proposal. In addition to the full sequestration cuts hitting science, the House budget lays on an addition 5% cut to non-defense R&D. That makes a total cut of about 12% to research next year! And, as … Continue reading