AGU has revised its strategy to enrich discovery and innovation by building a diverse and inclusive Earth and space science workforce, and it aims to set an example for other organizations.
A new group that represents the American Geophysical Union’s Fellows kicks off its programs through 2018 with a town hall at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting about scientific publishing.
The updated ethics policy takes a strong stance against harassment in the sciences.
Funding through July 2021 supports a project in the Earth, space, and environmental sciences to promote gender equity and train scientists to recognize and counteract sexual harassment.
The American Society for Microbiology and the American Geophysical Union offer insights from a transdisciplinary collaboration of their scientists regarding this question and areas for further study.
Proposed new language identifies harassment as a form of scientific misconduct.
The program review was prompted by demographic changes in the AGU membership and the growth of interdisciplinary sciences.