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The 21st Annual Academy of Science – St. Louis Outstanding Scientist Awards were presented at the annual dinner on April 9, 2015 at the Chase Park Plaza. We wish to focus the region’s attention upon individuals and institutions known worldwide for their scientific contributions to research, industry, and quality of life. Click here to see the 2015 Awardees. Check back in fall 2015 for information on nominations for the upcoming awards.

John Morris, M.D., 2013 Academy of Science - St. Louis Outstanding St. Louis Scientist Peter H. Raven Lifetime Achievement Award recipient


The Fellows of the Academy of Science – St. Louis is a prestigious association of St. Louis scientists and engineers of national reputation. Many Academy Fellows have been elected to the National Academy of Science as well as some are recipients of the Academy of Science – St. Louis Outstanding Scientists Awards.  See website for complete listing.

Family on BioBlitz Trek


Here’s your chance to learn about everything from butterflies to bats, crickets to katydids!  The Academy of Science – St. Louis BioBlitz is an exploration and inventory of the biodiversity of urban parks.  Teams of public volunteers led by biologists, naturalists and environmental enthusiasts search natural areas, listing as many different species as they can find (so far we have a database of 1,000 species).

Great for students, families, adults, groups.  See website for upcoming dates.

Academy of Science - St. Louis Science Fair Judging

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Realizing the Academy’s mission depends on the collective energy of an engaged community – providing financial, professional, and advocacy resources. Your involvement as a donor, speaker, Science Fair judge, volunteer, and BioBlitz team leader make it possible to impact our community and the next generation of scientists and science advocates. Click here to find out how you can get involved with the Academy.

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