March Science Policy Journal Club

SPAR will be hosting a discussion one of President Biden’s first executive orders: Executive Order on Protecting Public Health and the Environment and Restoring Science to Tackle the Climate Crisis.

Please read the executive order beforehand and join us for a discussion on climate policy in the Biden administration: what’s happened and what should happen? All backgrounds welcome!

When: 3/4/21, 6pm

Where: Zoom! See details below.

Zoom meeting:

Meeting ID: 933 6392 2544

Password: SciPolMemo

SPAR Monthly Meeting- Feb 2021

When: Wednesday, 1/24/2021 at 5PM

Where: Zoom! See details below.

Description: Join SPAR to for our monthly meeting! We’ll talk about our upcoming events, discuss plans for the upcoming Spring semester, and check in with our task forces!

Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 968 1694 1408

Password: SciPol20

February Science Policy Journal Club

SPAR will be hosting a discussion on a policy memo on DNA regulation- The Frontiers of DNA Regulation: Developing a National Policy Framework Encouraging Transparency, Security, and Cost-efficiency of Genetic Technology and Data

Please read the 4-page policy memo beforehand and join us for a discussion of high-throughput sequencing technologies: how is DNA sequencing being used throughout society and what role should the government take in regulating its use? All backgrounds welcome! Our journal club meeting will include a brief presentation on DNA sequencing to get everyone up to speed on the science before we discuss the policy implications.

When: 2/4/21, 6pm

Where: Zoom! See details below.

Zoom meeting:

Meeting ID: 933 6392 2544

Password: SciPolMemo

Upcoming Events

Upcoming SPAR Events:

SPAR is working on a host of new virtual events for Fall 2020. Check back soon to learn more about upcoming events.

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