IAS is pleased to invite applications for a new Editor of the Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science

After a long and highly commendable tenure as editor of the journal of the Indiana Academy of Science, the Proceedings, Dr. Donald Ruch will be stepping down and the Academy will be filling this position. The Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science is the official publication of the Indiana Academy of Science with issues that go back to the Academy founding in 1885.  The Proceedings editor is an Academy appointed position with a three-year renewable term. The editor has responsibility for gathering, editing, and publishing the Proceedings, chairing an editorial board made up of Academy section leadership, and serving on the budget committee of the Indiana Academy of Science. 

To see the full position description, click here.

Interested parties should submit a letter of interest an CV to Academy Executive Director Delores Brown by November 30, 2022.

Indiana Academy of Science member, Luke Jacobus, featured in the Washington Post!

Luke Jacobus, Associate Professor of Biology at Indiana University-Purdue University-Columbus, and Lifetime Member of the Indiana Academy of Science, was featured in the Washington Post Magazine on September 19, 2022.  Dr. Jacobus was interviewed by writer Robert O'Harrow, Jr., about his work with Mayflies and his online database, Mayfly Central. In the story, Jacobus discusses the central role of ecology, environmental science, and entomology in understanding Mayfly fate and the impact of environmental stressors.

Read the story, "The World's Oldest Winged Insect Is In Trouble. How Frightened Should We Be?" here.

Have a piece of news you want to share with the Academy?  Would you like to send a job listing to the membership?  Cool publication coming out soon we can showcase?

The Indiana Academy of Science would love to feature more exciting news about our members on the website and through our social media pages. If you have a piece of news you'd like to share, an accomplishment we can highlight, or other information you would like to pass on to the membership, we want to know about it!

Please use the form here to send updates to the Academy Webmaster.  Feel free to include documents, pictures, and links to other information or coverage.

138th Annual Academy Meeting
Call for Papers!

The Indiana Academy of Science announces the first call for papers for the 138th Annual Academy Meeting.  This year's meeting will take place on March 18, 2023, at the J.W. Marriott Downtown Indianapolis.

View more information about the 138th Annual Meeting here.
View the Call for Papers here.

Get to know the Indiana Academy of Science in this informational video!




Looking to keep your high school and middle school students  involved in a multiple aspects of science at home during the holidays?    How about engaging them in some Kitchen Table Science

These short videos are produced by members of the Indiana Academy of Science,  including Indiana senior scientists, graduate science students and undergraduate science students from multiple science disciplines. The videos are designed to enhance critical thinking skills through the use of scientific method in addressing a problem that has surfaced in a particular science discipline, graphically present the daily use of science, simply share knowledge about a topic of science that is of major interest today, or give guidance for students who have questions about how to become a scientist.  Click on this link to enjoy!.

Welcome New Members

Are you an Indiana senior or junior scientist in academia or industry? A science educator? A graduate or undergraduate science student? A retired member of the scientific community? A science enthusiast?
If you can say yes to any of these questions, and you are not yet a member of the Indiana Academy of Science, now is the time to join.  Learn more About Membership


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Annual Meeting

The 137th Annual Academy Meeting will take place March 26, 2022 at the JW Marriott Hotel in downtown Indianapolis. Current research, hot topics, panel discussions, and workshops are encouraged.  The Call for Papers will begin October 30, 2021.  This will be an in-person meeting, following precautions to keep our members as safe as possible.  Plan to join us, and stay tuned for more information

Annual Meeting Info

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- RENEW Your Membership
- Update your Member Profile
- View your Member Account
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IAS Dates and News

  • April 15: Extended deadline for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Grant submissions. Information about DEI grants can be found here.
  • May 11: Academy Budget Committee Meeting
  • June 1: Welcome new Section Chairs, Officers, and President Marc Milne!

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Science Educators and Youth Activities

If you are a student, educator, or parent teaching at home, this section is for you! We have added some additional short videos to help with teaching and learning science from home during these particularly challenging times with COVID19.  
Kitchen Table Science videos.  Multiple short science videos for middle and high school students.  
Indiana Expeditions with Rick Crosslin videos.   Multiple short science videos for all age groups.

Science Educators and Youth Activities

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