The highly competitive program MMF Program strengthens the connections between scientists and journalists by placing advanced science, mathematics and engineering students in newsrooms across the country. The AAAS Fellows use their academic training in the sciences as they research, write and report today's headlines, sharpening their abilities to communicate complex scientific issues to non-specialists.
Figure One provides a fresh voice on contemporary science, addressing topics from research and policy to ethics and the craft of science writing. Alumni of the MMF Program are leaders in academia, industry, medicine, and media organizations around the world. Figure One takes advantage of this diversity, providing a common ground for information, thought and discussion. If you share a passion for science communication, join then online, as they build a unique new community.