Society For Science And The Public
When organizations listen to constituents, they are able to better deliver on programs and meet the needs of stakeholders. A future version of this Beacon will also assess an organization’s people operations and its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion metrics. This policy outlines procedures for handling employee complaints, as well as a confidential way for employees to report any financial mismanagement.
Appeals that omit a clear description of program for which contributions are sought will not meet this standard. A charity should also be able to substantiate that the timing and nature of its expenditures are in accordance with what is stated, expressed, or implied in the charity’s solicitations. Submit to the organization’s governing body, for its approval, a written report that outlines the results of the aforementioned performance and effectiveness assessment and recommendations for future actions.
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The remainder of this report details the findings on both public and scientists’ views about science, engineering and technology topics. Chapter 1 briefly outlines related Pew Research Center studies and reviews some of the key caveats and concerns in conducting research in this area. Chapter 2 looks at overall views about science and society, the image of the U.S. as a global leader, perceived contributions of science to society, and views about government funding for scientific research. Chapter 3 covers attitudes and beliefs about a range of biomedical and physical science topics. It focuses on comparisons between the public and AAAS scientists and also covers public attitudes on access to experimental drugs, bioengineering of artificial organs, genetic modifications and perceptions of scientific consensus.
We also track accountability and transparency policies to ensure the good governance and integrity of the organization. The 2019 Broadcom MASTERS competition for middle school students selected 300 semi-finalists and brought 30 middle-school student finalists from 47 states together in Washington, DC to present their original projects. STEM Research Grants provide funding for middle school and high school teachers to purchase equipment for authentic student research projects. Priority consideration is given to schools who teach low income students and students underrepresented in STEM fields. The STEM Action Grant program aims to bolster and support community-driven nonprofit organizations that are working to enhance the public’s understanding of science and to increase participation of underrepresented populations in STEM fields.