Since 1924, we have been educating and supporting scientists throughout Pennsylvania by striving to promote science, technology, education and the diverse interests of our members. We strive to be a vital and valuable resource for Pennsylvania science professionals, faculty, and students.

The Pennsylvania Academy of Science seeks to:

  • Advance the pursuit and application of science within the Commonwealth, both in academic and industrial settings.
  • Enhance the professional development of its members.
  • Create forums for professional dialogue among junior and senior scientists at all academic levels.
  • Promote scientific research, presentation and discussion among its members and the public at large.
  • Support educational initiatives devoted to the development of scientific skills and knowledge.

News and Updates

High School Summer Research Opportunities 2023

2023 High School Summer Research opportunities are available. Please make note of deadlines as some are quickly approaching.

The Pennsylvania Academy of Science welcomes the creation of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Science and Technology Policy Fellowship (COPA-STEP) program

COPA-STEP Fellowship

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Science and Technology Policy Fellowship (COPA-STEP) seeks to strengthen the relationship between the scientific community and policy makers in Pennsylvania. COPA-STEP’s mission is to provide trusted, evidence-based perspectives on Pennsylvania science and technology policy issues in order to improve livelihoods, sustainability, and economic growth for all Pennsylvanians. COPA-STEP fellows will serve one-year terms with Pennsylvania policymaking offices in Harrisburg, PA starting in Fall 2023.

98th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science

Please join us for the 98th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science

hosted by Gannon University on March 17-19, 2023

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