We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.

-Carl Sagan

Mission – SPEAR aims to provide a resource for discussion of science policy issues as well as a platform for initiating advocacy and promoting research within and beyond the University of Georgia.


Learning about the impact science policy has on the world.


Making our voices heard in local and national government.


Demonstrating the importance of government research funding.