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The American Association for the Advancement of Science, "Triple A-S" (AAAS), is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association. In addition to organizing membership activities, AAAS publishes the journal Science, as well as many scientific newsletters, books and reports, and spearheads programs that raise the bar of understanding for science worldwide.


By becoming a AAAS member, you help us:

  • Improve science education
  • Support science funding
  • Change science policy
  • Further the careers of scientists
  • Fight for the rights of scientists around the globe

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Many of the AAAS programs are listed below. For a quick overview of our work, watch the video on this page. AAAS membership is open to all, and includes many benefits. View the full list of member benefits.

Science Funding and Policy
R&D Budget and Policy Program
Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy
Center for Science, Technology, and Congress
AAAS Scientific Freedom, Responsibility and Law Program
Research Competitiveness Program

Science Careers
Center for Careers in Science and Technology
Fellowships and Internships

Science Education
Project 2061
Education Forum in Science
Science Books & Film
Kinetic City
Science NetLinks
Center for Curriculum Materials in Science
Science Update

Other AAAS efforts
AAAS Science and Human Rights Program
Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology
Center for Advancing Science & Engineering Capacity
Center for Science, Innovation, and Sustainability
Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion

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