The AAAS is an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to the development of science for the benefit of all people. It was created September 20, 1848 at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Council of the AAAS has set the following general objectives:
• Improving communication between scientists, engineers and the public;
• Encourage & defend the integrity of science and its use;
• Increase support for the company of science and technology;
• Provide a voice for science on social issues;
• Encourage the responsible practice of science in public policy;
• Strengthen and diversify the workforce in science and technology;
• promote education in science and technology for everyone;
• Increase public participation in science and technology;
• Evolving world-wide cooperation in science.
Formal meetings of AAAS are numbered consecutively, beginning with the first meeting in 1848. Meetings are held from 1861 to 1865 during the American Civil War, and also from 1942 to 1943 during World War II. Since 1946, a meeting was held once a year, usually in February now.Read More»
The following is the list of scholars from American Association for the Advancement of Science who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences