Scientists do research and governments make laws. Although these entities might not seem interdependent, grand challenges such as public health require efficient communication between researchers and the government, leading to evidence-based science policies. For almost 10 years, the goal of Science and Policy Exchange (SPE), an entirely student-run organization, has been to help bridge the… Read More Young researchers in science, bring your expertise to international diplomacy!
Many of you might be wondering what a PGSA is; it’s your Post-Graduate Student Association. Most departments have one. They are the hard working graduate students and post-docs that organize a number of different types of events and are your representatives at PGSS council meetings. If your department doesn’t have one, talk to PGSS. It’s… Read More A PSA for your PGSA
How many times have I been down this road before, both here and in my undergrad? I enter new school. I get involved in student organization X. For numerous reasons, including making friends, embarking on new interests, learning new things, etc. Student organization X is great, but could be so much better. I invest considerable… Read More The typical “student leader” dilemma