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Interview with a Scientist: BIA Fellow Aurélie Jacquet

If there is one segment of society that is often misunderstood, it is people who work in science fields. Public perception of scientists tends to lean towards lab coats, crazy hair and beakers full of chemicals, … 872 more words

Environmental Education

Health, ingenuity and 'the American way of life': how should we talk about climate?

Note: I have joined the “virtual class” component of Dan Kahan‘s Science of Science Communication course at Yale University. As part of this I am endeavoring to write a response paper in reaction to each week’s set of readings. 2,183 more words


What science communicators can learn from #ThatDress

If you were on Twitter, Facebook, or any type of social media last night you were probably inundated with one of two things: the live llama chase in Arizona or #ThatDress. 507 more words

Science Communication

Phipps Is Hosting a Spring Science Communication Workshop - Only a Few Days Left to Apply!

We are offering an exciting opportunity for graduate students, faculty and staff scientists to connect their work to diverse public audiences. Please consider participating in our new Portal to the Public program at Phipps this spring! 120 more words

Environmental Education

Tips from Hubert Zajicek's visit: How to develop your science "elevator pitch"

Author: C. R. Morales

Dr. Hubert Zajicek from Health Wildcatters visited us on January 29, 2015 to speak about how to improve our elevator pitches in order to get people excited about us and our work.  320 more words


I take to the stage for Science Showoff (and I’m also on the radio)

A few weeks ago, at the end of January, I took part in Science Show-off. This is a fun event that’s sort of like a cross between stand up comedy and science. 799 more words


Finalists Make a Splash in the Classroom

Sitting in the back of a 7th grade classroom in South Florida, I am amazed at the silence. There are 20 students, sitting in small groups around desks, all intently focused on a movie playing at the front of the room. 664 more words

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