18 July 2016

Science by the Pint

Science by the Pint

What’s better than learning about science? Learning about science at a pub.

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11 July 2016

The magic of environmentalism

The magic of environmentalism

Ride space mountain. Meet Mickey Mouse. Have a transformative adventure through the magic of conservation education. Seems like a normal to-do list.

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6 July 2016

Drawn to Geoscience: Pharaoh’s Iron Dagger Made from a Meteorite, Study Confirms

Drawn to Geoscience: Pharaoh's Iron Dagger Made from a Meteorite, Study Confirms

Meteors, daggers, King Tut, and art! What’s not to love? Learn how our own JoAnna Wendel creates comics from scientific studies.

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5 July 2016

Advocacy for science and scientists alike

Advocacy for science and scientists alike

What’s it like being a scientist sitting face to face with a member on Congress? MIT graduate student Michael McClellan shares his experiences and suggestions on advocating on behalf of science and scientists.

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27 June 2016

Teen Science Cafés: A vehicle for connecting scientists with high school teenagers

Teen Science Cafés: A vehicle for connecting scientists with high school teenagers

By Michael Mayhew and Michele Hall Teen Science Café s are a free, informal, low-risk way for scientists to share their science with a receptive audience focused on future careers. They are an adaptation of the globally popular Science Cafe model for connecting the adult public with science and scientists. Adaptations of the model include teen leadership to ensure the programs are relevant to teens, discussions of career pathways related …

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20 June 2016

Challenges, strategies, and tools for research scientists in Africa

Challenges, strategies, and tools for research scientists in Africa

Ngozi Oguguah encountered three main challenges when she started her PhD: 1) funding, 2) access to laboratories, and 3) access to publications. After much work, she learned that she could overcome these challenges through building networks.

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14 June 2016

Communicating the importance of our oceans

Communicating the importance of our oceans

June is all about oceans. Learn about what’s going on in your area and how you can be an advocate for one of Earth’s greatest resources.

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6 June 2016

They got to “Ask-Me-Anything.” So, what did they want to know?

They got to "Ask-Me-Anything." So, what did they want to know?

What’s it like to participate in a Reddit “Ask Me Anything”? AGU member and journal editor Kris Karnauskas shares his experience.

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30 May 2016

Communication in Science: Lessons Learned From Improv Theatre

Communication in Science: Lessons Learned From Improv Theatre

What’s something you don’t see on every CV? “Extensive experience in improvisation theatre performance.”

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24 May 2016

When science and storytelling collide

When science and storytelling collide

Storytelling and science can go hand in hand, especially when talking about lava flows, Dana Scully, and the fire goddess Pele.

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