A group of 44 scholars traveled from 11 countries to meet in Potomac, Maryland, to share knowledge about the status of women worldwide in chemistry, computer science, and mathematics. The meeting was convened by the Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology.
The American Association for Public Opinion Research Executive Council recently found that the refusal by Atlanta-based Strategic Vision LLC to provide sufficient information about the methodology used in its surveys was “inconsistent with AAPOR’s Code of Professional Ethics and Practices and contrary to basic principles of scientific research.”
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“We’re hoping the guidelines and resources will help members and departments craft new statistics programs or revise existing ones to enhance the training of the next generation of students to be able to use data to make decisions. ”