[reposted from facebook, Aug 2017]
(this has become a long text, if you go all the way down there will be concrete action plans for you ;))
Being a continuation of the March for Science, my main goal for Science for Progress is to raise awareness for the essential role that the natural and human sciences play in modern life, and to increase support for the scientific endeavor by the public and the governments they elect.
If we’ve learned one thing from the rise of the Western world, enlightenment, industrialization, and the digital age, then that ‘science works’ as a tremendous source of power for good or evil, by providing reliable knowledge through empirical evidence and thought models to understand and use it.
about Dennis Eckmeier
Dennis founded Science for Progress. He received a PhD in neuroscience in 2010 in Germany. Until 2018 he worked as a postdoc in the USA, and Portugal. In 2017 he co-organized the March for Science in Lisbon, Portugal. Dennis is currently a freelancer.