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

PAS awards 19 students with research grants

It was announced at the 2016 annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences that nineteen students from 13 Pennsylvania colleges and universities have been awarded grants to conduct undergraduate and graduate research. Congratulations to all of the students!

List of awardees

PAS Annual Meeting 2016 Delaware Valley University

DelValThe 92nd Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences will be held at Delaware Valley University April 1-3, 2016.  For more information about the meeting schedule and abstracts, go the the PAS Schedule of Events 2016 page.

JPAS Volume 89, issue 2 is now available

The Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences has published Volume 89, issue 2 of the Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science containing the following research articles:

COMPARISION OF GROWTH AMONG DIFFERENT AGE CLASSES OF LARGEMOUTH BASS (MICROPTERUS SALMOIDES) POPULATIONS IN TWO IMPOUNDENTS IN NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA Michael Enright, Fred J. Brenner, Larissa Cassano, and Katherine R. Beyer-Kramer

EFFECT OF ROAD PROXIMITY ON REPRODUCTIVE EFFORT AND MOVEMENT PATTERNS OF THE WOOD FROG (RANA SYLVATICA) Katherine E. Engberg and Megan B. Rothenberger

OPTIMIZATION OF CELL CULTURE CONDITIONS FOR THE EARTHWORM EISENIA HORTENSIS: A STUDY INVESTIGATING THE EFFECTS OF MEDIA, CARBON DIOXIDE, TEMPERATURE, SERUM, AND ANTI-FUNGAL AGENTS Sheryl L. Fuller-Espie, Darcy R. Harris, Jennifer H. Daly, and Juliann M. Jakeman

EVALUATION OF CHIRONOMIDAE DIVERSITY IN THE LITTLE PAINT CREEK WATERSHED, PENNSYLVANIA Rebecca L. Webb, Deannah Dick and Ryan Wilson

RE-ANALYSIS OF BREEDING BIRD DENSITY IN EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA WOODLOTS  Ralph G. Mancke & Thomas A. Gavin

AN INEXPENSIVE AND MOBILE SEE-THROUGH TUNNEL FOR COLLECTING BIRD FLIGHT PERFORMANCE DATA IN THE FIELD Clay E. Corbin, Kenneth E. Pallis, Brandan L. Gray

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