Opportunity with the California State Library

Join a talented team of researchers and librarians providing public and confidential research to the Governor and Legislature to support the policymaking process. Work in a fast paced environment providing timely research to support the policymaking process in real time. The Senior GIS Specialist for the California Research Bureau serves as the lead researcher on...

Public service job opportunities with U.S. Representative Jimmy Panetta's (CA-19) officce

U.S. Representative Jimmy Panetta (CA-19) seeks motivated, organized, and affable candidates to fill the caseworker, congressional aide, staff assistant, and district director positions.

Summer 2023 S2P Brief

As the 2023 summer quarter ends, we are reflecting on an eventful quarter and looking forward to exciting opportunities! Since our last edition of the S2P Brief, we organized a policy showcase at the UCR Palm Desert Science Center, went on a trip to Sacramento, participated in the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s...

S2P Winter 2024 Certificate Course Applications OPEN NOW

Applications are now open for the Winter 2024 Science to Policy Graduate Certificate Course! Applications due October 27th, 2023

S2P Alum William Ota Chairs National Science Policy Network

We are excited to announce that S2P alum and UCR PhD candidate in Evolution, Ecology, and Environmental Biology, William Ota, is now the chair of the National Science Policy Network. We look forward to welcoming William and NSPN to Riverside in April 2024 for the National Science Policy Symposium!

Archana Aravindan Co-Authors FAS Publication on Space Diplomacy

Archana Aravindan, Physics PhD Student and S2P Curriculum Committee Chair, co-authored "One Small Step: Anticipatory Diplomacy in Outer Space." A Federation of American Scientist article discussing science policy and diplomacy in outer space.

Elijah Hall serves as S2P Fellow for Congressman Mark Takano

Elijah Hall is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology. He recently completed a six month fellowship in the Office of Congressman Mark Takano (CA 39th), Riverisde's Representative. Elijah looked at California state allocation of federal funding to counties. Current allocations are based on rules set in 2011, which may...

AAAS STPF Applications Open Now

Apply by November 1

Report Published: Japan-U.S. Science Communication and Policy Fellowship Network

The 2022-2023 Program Report was released in June 2023 for the Japan-U.S. Science Communication and Policy Fellowship Network. This fellowship network was created in partnership with Science to Policy at UCR. Notably, 5 S2P Alumni participated in the inaugural program ye: Lilian Azer, Sarah Bobardt, William Ota, Jenna Roper, and Agnes Varghese. The 150 page...

NSPN Symposium @ UCR April 2024

S2P is excited to announce we will be hosting the 2024 National Science Policy Network Symposium! Join us in Riverside to hear from speakers working at the interface of science and policy, gain practical skills by attending workshops, and network with other like-minded scientists. The theme “Local to Global Innovation: Science and Technology Policy for...

IE 2030 Policy Solutions Session

Join us on April 13th for the IE 2030 "Solutions" Session, where we will discuss policy solutions and ideas for the IE 2030 Vision and Roadmap project. This session will explore the feasibility of proposed policies, including political, economic, technical, and administrative feasibility. We welcome experts from diverse backgrounds to share their insights and recommendations...

Women’s History Month: A Conversation with Dr. Susan Hackwood. By: Keleigh Friedrich

"Go for it. Never be intimidated, always go for it." Learning from S2P Director Dr. Susan Hackwood, a champion for science policy and women in science in this CCST feature.

2023 Science Policy Showcase at Palm Desert Center

On Tuesday, April 4th, five S2P graduate students competed in the Science Policy Showcase. PhD students pitched creative policy solutions to local issues - such as water conservation, light pollution, and dealing with a rapidly aging population. Pitches were judged based on efficacy of communication, feasibility of the policy, and creativity of the policy solution...

UCR Giving Day 4/6 - Support our Students!

Participate in UCR's first every Give Day! #UCRGiveDay is April 6—National Tartan Day! Giving begins at 12 a.m. PST on Thursday, April 6 and runs for 1 day, 9 hours, and 54 minutes (ending at 9:54 a.m. PST on Friday, April 7) to commemorate UCR’s founding year of 1954. Science to Policy (S2P) at the...

Covid-19 Community Chat @ UCR

Register here for free parking, breakfast, and lunch.

Japan-U.S. Science Communication and Policy Fellowship Network Inaugural Symposium

The Japan-U.S. Science Communication and Policy Fellowship promotes meaningful cooperation between the two countries on global challenges by bridging a critical gap between science and policy. The first cohort of early career scientists from across the U.S. and Japan participated in virtual workshops for nine months before meeting in Okinawa, Japan, for the inaugural symposium...
Sarah Bobardt - White House Intern

S2P Alum - Sarah Bobardt served as White House Intern

Sarah Bobardt is a sixth-year Ph.D. Candidate in the Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics program and co-chair of Science to Policy. In the Fall of 2022, she was a part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s White House Internship Program. She had the opportunity to attend a weekly speaker series with senior White House staff, cabinet secretaries, and...
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Congratulations! Fifth Certificate Course Convocation.

This evening, Science to Policy conferred certificates to the fifth cohort of the S2P Certificate Course! The founding Dean of the School of Public Policy, Anil Deolalikar, the Dean of the Graduate Division, Sean Bowler, and the Dean of Engineering, Chris Lynch, attended the ceremony to confer certificates. Congressman Mark Takano was the keynote speaker...

S2P Brief - Fall 2022 Edition

Read the newest edition of The S2P Brief, the quarterly newsletter about all things Science to Policy.
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