Staff Writer

Are you passionate about science policy and science communication? Consider becoming a  staff writer for SPEAR!
Staff writers will write Op-Eds for SPEAR, as well as assist in writing longer position pieces on SPEAR’s position on various policies. Check out the individual pages for each type of piece to learn more about them. Interested in being a staff writer? Contact Caitlin Reeves (

  • Op-Eds are opinion based pieces on a specific science policy or current government actions or legislation that influence science as a whole or the scientific community. These are 1000 words or less in length.
Position pieces
  • These assessments will put forth in writing a stance that SPEAR as a group takes on a specific piece of science policy. These will be a collaborative effort between the staff writers and executive board.

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