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Sigma Xi - The Scientific Research Honor Society

Stanford University Chapter

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society is the world’s largest multidisciplinary honor society for scientists and engineers. The Stanford University chapter works to foster an inclusive culture of interaction between science, technology, and society. We encourage the appreciation of original research, promote ethics and excellence, and support diversity and equity in science and engineering.

iFoRE 2023 Submissions Now Open!

Sigma Xi's 2023 International Forum on Research Excellence (iFoRE) will be held in Long Beach, CA from November 10-12 this year! It will showcase the work of scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, ethicists, educators, communicators, and artists from around the world in each of its Key Thought Sessions under this year's theme of Vision for Ethical Research.

If you'd like to present your research on behalf of the Stanford Chapter of Sigma Xi, please submit before the May 5 deadline and let us know you've done so at Hope to see you there!

Our Mission

The Stanford University Chapter of Sigma Xi welcomes Stanford faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members who share our values and vision. In brief, the pillars of our mission are:

  • Culture: Stanford Sigma Xi is a diverse organization of people dedicated to supporting each other in science and engineering, and to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, research, and service
  • Outreach: Stanford Sigma Xi seeks to enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering, and to promote the public's understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition
  • Vision: Stanford Sigma Xi will be recognized globally as an interdisciplinary society which promotes ethics and excellence in scientific and engineering research

The activities of the chapter promote these values by encouraging eligible scientists and engineers to join us in these pursuits and by developing programming that serves the Stanford University community.

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