New Mexico Academy of Science
The Academy Goals are ...
to foster scientific research and scientific cooperation, increase public awareness of the role of science in human progress and human welfare, and promote science education in New Mexico.
The Academy Sponsors ... the Visiting Scientist Program, the Junior Academy of Science and associated science fairs, and annually honors New Mexico science educators through its Outstanding Science Teachers Award Program. Student research, research fairs, paper competitions, and symposia are conducted under Academy auspices. The visiting Scientist program, funded by the State of New Mexico, is expected to be interrupted in FY 2010, owing to a short-fall of state funds, and alternative funding is being sought.
The Academy Publishes ... the annual New Mexico Journal of Science as well as a quarterly newsletter. The Academy Hosts ... an annual meeting that features speakers and presentation on selected themes. Outstanding teacher awards are also presented at the annual banquet.