Science Policy News

Science Policy News

Read about ASPB members in the news and other items of interest for the plant biology community on our Policy Blog. The blog features news and information before they hit the pages of the ASPB Newsletter. It also provides an opportunity for you to engage in dialogue on policy developments affecting the plant biology community.

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ASPB Position Statements

Position statements are an important communications tool for ASPB to establish and pronounce its official view on a range of topics. Further, position statements are an invaluable opportunity for the Society to contribute formally to the public dialogue on a particular issue and are regularly referenced by policymakers and the media.

Plant Biology in the Early Education of Children (2014)
Plant Genetic Engineering (Revised 2014)
Diversity (2014)
Importance of Participation of Scientists in K–12 Science Education (2010)