Founded in the Fall of 2011 by a group of concerned graduate students, the goal of Stand With Science is simple: give graduate and professional students in science and engineering, young researchers, and anyone passionate about supporting science and engineering research the knowledge, tools, and inspiration they need to become advocates for society’s investment in the innovations – and innovators – of tomorrow.  With supporters in all fifty states and around the world, Stand With Science continues its efforts to ensure that those on the front lines of research and at the heart of the research funding debate have a chance to be heard in the ongoing debate over our nation’s commitment to research.

 You may contact the maintainers of Stand with Science by writing to standwithscience@mit.edu

You can see who’s currently organizing Stand with Science here

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  1. Hello,

    Just one question that I was hoping you would address? As a student majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology, I most definitely recognize the importance of the sciences and research for our society today. However, reading through the letter, I couldn’t find an alternative for cuts proposed. I think many can argue that whatever cause they stand for is very important to the future, just as research and development is.

    And thus, while I support this issue, I was hoping you (collectively) could come up with some alternatives that may be better sources of cutting funds as to make this letter even stronger.

    Best of luck!

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