pas_logo_largeSince 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 are the Pennsylvania’s 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

Annual Meeting of the PAS 2018

The 94th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences will be held at Indiana University of Pennsylvania March 23-25, 2018.  Abstracts are to be submitted online by February 15. On Saturday night the Keynote speaker will be Dr. Richard Alley Ph.D, giving a talk entitled “Learning from the “Pennsylvania Desert”: Historical insights to our energy future.”  For more information go the the PAS 2018 Meeting information page.

Annual Meeting of the PAS 2018 Abstract submission period now open

The Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences is now accepting abstracts for the 94th Annual Meeting of the PAS at Indiana University of Pennsylvania March 23-25, 2018.  Go to the Abstract Submission form . Abstracts are due by February 15, 2018.

Call for proposals: Student Research Grants

The Grant Submission page for student research grants is now open! Student research proposals for up to $500 may be submitted for consideration. General guidelines as well as the proposal format is available here. The deadline for submission is February 15, 2018, with notification at the 2018 PAS annual meeting at Indiana University of PA.

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