Are you interested in science policy, science literacy, or science advocacy?
Washington University in St. Louis Graduate Students Promoting Science Policy, Education, and Research (ProSPER) is a university-wide graduate student group that promotes the use of science in policy-making through science advocacy and literacy, facilitating inter-professional communication, and increasing scientist participation in policy. The group holds a variety of events, including member education events, case studies on how scientists have been involved in science advocacy, and panel discussions.
You might be interested in ProSPER if…
You are interested in unconventional career tracks, learning how to effectively communicate science to a lay audience, or investigating how the intersection of science, medicine, law, and social sciences influences public policy decisions.