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WASHINGTON ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

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Location

1200 NEW YORK AVE NWSuite 455WASHINGTON, DC 20005 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The objectives of the Washington Academy of Sciences (hereinafter called the Academy) shall be: (a) to stimulate interest in the sciences, both pure and applied; and (b) to promote their advancement and the development of their philosophical aspects by the Academy membership and through cooperative action by the Affiliated Societies.

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The objectives of the Academy may be attained by, but are not limited to: (a) publishing a periodical, occasional scientific monographs and such other books or pamphlets as may be deemed desirable; (b) conducting public lectures of broad scope and interest in the fields of science; (c) sponsoring a Washington Junior Academy of Sciences (WJAS); (d) promoting science education and a professional interest in science; (e) accepting or making grants of funds to aid special research projects; (f) convening symposia, both formal and informal, on any aspects of science; (g) calling scientific conferences; (h) organizing or assisting in scientific assemblies or bodies; (I) cooperating with other academies and scientific organizations; (j) awarding prizes and citations for special merit in science; (k) maintaining an office to aid in carrying out the objectives of the Academy.

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