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NAS Announces Committee Studying Misinformation on Science

The National Academies’ Board on Science Education announced a committee for a new consensus study focused on understanding and addressing misinformation about science. The study aims to “will identify solutions to limit its spread and provide guidance on interventions, policies, and research toward reducing harms caused from misinformation.”

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Breakthrough Prize Foundation Announces Donation to International Group Seeking to Aid Ukrainian Researchers

The Breakthrough Prize Foundation announced a $3 million donation to a group of scientific organizations aiming to rebuild global scientific infrastructure in Ukraine on Oct. 24. The U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the Polish Academy of Sciences will lead the organizations, which will include groups from Ukraine, Germany, the United Kingdom, Denmark, France and Australia.

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CNSTAT Report Emphasizes the Need for a National Data Infrastructure

In the recent report, “Toward a 21st Century National Data Infrastructure: Mobilizing Information for the Common Good,” by the Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the importance of national data infrastructure is emphasized.

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Event: Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of DBASSE’s Founding

The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine’s Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (DBASSE) is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its founding on October 13-14 with virtual discussions of the division’s past achievements and future missions.

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NAS Takes Detailed Look at Reproducibility and Replicability

This Tuesday at 9 a.m., the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will be hosting a national symposium in response to the 200-page report: Reproducibility and Replicability in Science. The symposium will feature discussions on actions taken or contemplated in response to the report’s findings. Learn more or find out how to watch live.

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