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AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion: Promoting a Public Conversation

Project Leader(s)

Jennifer Wiseman, Program Director
Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Edward Derrick, Chief Program Director
AAAS Center of Science, Policy, and Society Programs

Grantee(s)

American Association for the Advancement of Science [AAAS] (Washington, DC)

Description

These grants established the AAAS program, Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER), and provide support for its ongoing infrastructure costs. DoSER engages the public on a range of questions in science and religion, including evolution, cosmology, astrobiology, and human evolution. The program seeks to establish stronger relationships between the scientific and religious communities and promotes multidisciplinary education and scholarship on the ethical and religious implications of advancements in science and technology.

Grant Amount:
$5,351,707
Start Date:
January 1996
End Date:
February 2014
Grant ID:
39, 1860, 11759, 13264

Suite of four separate grants totaling $5,351,707

Other Participants

Connie Bertka, Adjunct Faculty Science and Religion
Wesley Theological Seminary

Audrey R. Chapman
Department of Community Medicine
University of Connecticut Health Center (Farmington, CT)

James B. Miller, General Missioner
Presbyterian Association on Science, Technology and the Christian Faith

Albert Teich, Senior Advisor
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Peyton West
Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion
American Association for the Advancement of Science

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