• AAAS – Caribbean Division Webpage

    The new webpage for the AAAS-Caribbean Division should be your link to Science-related activities in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Please send your comments to maria.rodriguez8@upr.edu. We look forward to making a more useful and dynamic webpage. Thank you!

2014 AAAS Caribbean Division Annual Conference

Join us for the Annual Conference of the AAAS- Caribbean Division Harvesting the Ocean for Biologically Active Compounds When: Saturday September 20th at 8am Where: University of Turabo in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Open to all students, teachers and the community in general. The conference will be dedicated to Dr. Graciela Candelas and the keynote speaker … Continue reading

The Case for Energy Reform in Puerto Rico

Join us next Wednesday 2nd April 2014 at 11 AM in the Amphitheatre of the School of Health Professions for a discussion on the role of science in the proposed reforms to the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority. It will be an open panel led by Juan Rosario, a leading voice in urban planning and environmental … Continue reading

Science Café on Environmental Neurosciences

Join the AAAS Caribbean Division and the Puerto Rico Institute of Neurobiology for an afternoon discussion of an exciting new field of environmental neurosciences. How do pollutants in the environment affect neurological development of aquatic invertebrates? Can neurobiological knowledge be used to monitor environmental health? Join a panel of experts from the Institute of Neurobiology … Continue reading

2013 Annual Conference of the AAAS-Caribbean Division

Join us for the 2013 Annual Conference of the Caribbean Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) The theme for this year’s Conference is Infectious Diseases in the Tropics with keynote presentations by the recipient of the 2012 Elsevier Foundation Award for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, Dr. … Continue reading

Science Café on the Higgs Boson

The Higgs Boson: The last particle? It is the latest discovery in the field of particle physics and one that has attracted much attention from the mainstream media. Some have called it the “God Particle” or “the last piece in the puzzle of the Universe”. But what exactly is the Higgs Boson? Come and join … Continue reading

2013 Annual Meeting in Boston, MA

The Beauty and Benefits of Science Click here to view plenary lectures from the 2013 AAAS Meeting

Science Café on Global Warming in the Caribbean

Do not miss this public discussion on global warming and how it affects our region. October 25th 2012 – Intercontinental Hotel – 6pm – Free and everybody welcome!

2012 Annual Conference – Science and Sustainable Design

Come join us for the 2012 Annual Conference of the Caribbean Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) dedicated to the memory of Professor Lucy Gaspar, a pioneer of Science education in Puerto Rico. Click here for CONFERENCE PROGRAM. The unifying theme for the conference, “Science and Sustainable Design” represents an … Continue reading