On April 14, 2018, Mount Sinai will join the second annual March for Science in NYC, a gathering of people in solidarity to acknowledge and voice our shared belief: Given the critical role it plays in our lives, science deserves better from our government and our society.
If you’re interested in marching with Mount Sinai this year, please help us out by filling out this google poll!
Many prominent scientific organizations have endorsed the march this year, including AAAS, ASCB, the Society for Neuroscience, and the New York Academy of Sciences. We are also proud to have the support of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the Mount Sinai Administration.
Our main advocacy goals in organizing this march are as follows:
- To support universal science literacy and critical thinking
- To inspire more open communication of scientific results
- To demand better use of science in policy
- To advocate for a more stable investment environment for scientific research
More information on the Washington, D.C. March can be found here.
More information on the New York March can be found here.