Policy & Advocacy

 

The APS Office of Government Affairs (OGA) was established to facilitate communication between physicists, the public, and government on scientific issues of concern to APS members and to the nation as a whole.

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Advocacy Dashboard

APS serves the needs of its membership and the general public by providing information on how to take action and contact lawmakers on issues that affect both the physics community and the nation as a whole. Write Congress Now!

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Reports & Studies

POPA Reports
The APS Panel on Public Affairs initiates in-depth studies on topics ranging from energy and environment to national security issues.

APS Studies
APS has undertaken a number of studies of timely technical issues as part of its role to serve emerging public needs.

APS Statements

APS Statements are public policy statements that undergo a meticulous process of draft and review, including receiving comments from APS members, before being voted on by APS Council at one of its semiannual meetings.


Op-Eds by APS Member Volunteers

APS works with members to publish op-eds in their local newspapers. View Archive

Signal Boost

Signal Boost is a monthly email from the American Physical Society on the latest science policy news, perspectives, and pathways for action.
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Congressional Op-eds

Congressional op-eds supporting science.


 

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Congressional Science Fellowship

These fellowships provide a public service by making available individuals with scientific knowledge and skills to Members of Congress. The application deadline is on January 15.

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