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Kei Koizumi: on the inexact science of the science budget
Science budget expert Kei Koizumi guides the team through the appropriations process, the importance of science for America’s health and wealth, and the prospects of R&D in a galaxy far, far away.
Rodney Nichols: the foundations of science diplomacy — past & present
Science diplomat Rodney Nichols shares his personal path to science diplomacy, the current state of affairs, and the grassroots efforts emerging throughout academic campuses.
Marga Gual Soler: on science diplomacy as a contact sport
Dr. Marga Gual Soler discusses how she became a diplomat, why scientists should embed themselves into government, and new science diplomacy education programs under way at the Center for Science Diplomacy at the AAAS.