Uniting the Scientists of Louisiana!
Welcome to the home page of the Louisiana Academy of Sciences. From this page you can find a variety of information about the Academy, including membership details and news about the upcoming annual meeting.
Goals of the Academy
- To unite the scientists of Louisiana for the purpose of encouraging research and education in all branches of science.
To encourage and conduct scientific discussions; to publish and disseminate scientific material; to conduct all enterprises deemed to promote the causes of science; to foster the applications of science to the problems of humanity.
To encourage and assist teachers in Louisiana's elementary and secondary schools with the caliber of instruction necessary to generate and maintain an interest in all areas of science.
To be an active voice representing science in both higher education and K-12 in Louisiana.
The Proceedings of the Louisiana Academy of Sciences: Contributions reporting original research or observations and analyses dealing with some aspect of natural, physical, or social science generated in or about the State of Louisiana or the South will be considered. Manuscripts will undergo peer review by two or three experts.
Louisiana Scientist: The newsletter of the Academy. More Information
Membership in the Louisiana Academy of Sciences is open to those individuals, organizations, and institutions that are engaged actively in the advancement of science or which provide material assistance to advance the purposes of the Academy.
The Academy's Annual Meeting generally is held in February or early March. Scientists from all of Louisiana's public and private colleges and universities are invited to present the results of their research at this meeting.
Please direct general corres- pondence to the President.