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CCST and California Community Colleges Welcome Makerspace Education Leaders to ISAM 2018 at Stanford

The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) joins with the California Community Colleges CCC Maker program in welcoming the 2018 International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces (ISAM) to Stanford University, California, this August 3-5.

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ISAM 2018

CCST Senior Fellow Burton Richter, Nobel Laureate, Dies

Burton Richter, PhD, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) Senior Fellow, died in Stanford on July 18. He was 87.

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Burton Richter Dies at 87

Spotlight for July 27, 2018

Interim Executive Director's Message; CCST Board Welcomes Carnesale and Navrotsky, Bids Farewell to Alberts; Climate Science Translators Showcase Audition Videos Due July 29th!; Sarah Brady and Christine Casey Take on New CCST Roles; Learn About the CCST Science Fellows Program at #ESA2018; Massachusetts State Senate Calls for Science Policy Legislative Fellowship; Gallery: CCST In Pictures

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Spotlight July 27 2018

CCST Report Assesses the Long-Term Viability of Underground Natural Gas Storage in California

The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) has issued the report, “Long-Term Viability of Underground Natural Gas Storage in California: An Independent Review of Scientific and Technical Information,” along with an executive summary and a summary report. All are available for download here.

A CCST Expert Briefing for the Capitol community was held at noon on January 18. Click here for a PDF of the briefing presentation.

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Natural Gas Storage report

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CalTAC: The California Teacher Advisory Council

CCST created a group of 12 outstanding K-14 science and math classroom teachers from throughout California to form CalTAC. This body has provided a voice for STEM educators to discuss trends and policies facing science, technology, engineering, and math education in California, and interface with the State policymaking community.

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CCST S&T Policy Fellows: Science and Technology Informing Policy

Each year, CCST trains and mentors 10 scientists and engineers in the policymaking process, then places them alongside staffers in California Assembly and Senate offices. Known in the State Capitol as "the Science Fellows", these PhD-level experts experience a year of public service and leadership training, and get the chance to explore a career in California’s policy arena. At the same time, the State Legislature benefits from access to highly skilled, science-savvy staff to advise them on legislative issues and priorities.

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S&T Policy Fellows