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April 14, 2019

Voices for Science 2019 – getting started with the take-home message

I look forward to a full year of expanding upon my outreach and engagement activities, finding creative and collaborative ways to share science that are new to me and my audiences. Look for other members of the Voices for Science 2019 cohort and their innovative approaches to science communication and effective advocacy with science policy!

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April 9, 2019

Voices for Science 2019 – the year ahead

The energy and enthusiasm of this group is incredibly high. So many of us shared that we have been looking for a community that has the same passion for outreach and engagement, in both science communication and science policy. The Voices for Science advocates have clearly made a connection, which is sure to only strengthen…

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April 8, 2019

Voices for Science 2019 – the journey begins…

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

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March 31, 2019

Request a Woman Scientist for conferences, classrooms, and more [Women’s History Month]

“With a resource like this, there is no longer an excuse.”

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March 18, 2019

Podcasts on Women in STEM [Women’s History Month]

Why not take a moment and listen to the voices of women in STEM professions? (Honestly, how many of us have taken the time to just “listen” to a woman talk about her career – not read and article or watch a video, but only listen to her voice and her story?)

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March 5, 2019

March is National Weather Podcast Month

National Weather Podcast Month is an annual program put on by the producers of the major weather podcasts to raise awareness of the entertainment and educational value of the various partner shows.

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February 17, 2019

The Public Face of Science Initiative

The Public Face of Science project seeks to ask and answer questions about the complex and evolving relationship between scientists and society and to examine how trust in science is shaped by individual experiences, beliefs, and engagement with science

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February 14, 2019

Make the invisible in your science community, visible

Who is in your science community? Think about making sure to identify all individuals that are part of your science work – truck drivers, janitors, administrative assistants, etc. With a simple acknowledgement, they will feel like a part of the science community as well.

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February 10, 2019

Starting a science blog? Items to consider.

It is an individual decision to start your own blog or to join an existing blogging community, but the decision should be framed around an overarching goal for “why blog” to a listing of secondary objectives you as an author are hoping to achieve.

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February 3, 2019

Starting a podcast? This might be the year.

Podcast listening has increased in all age categories, but it has increased the most among younger adults. Now, 29% of Americans between the ages of 18-34 listen to podcasts at least a few times a week (up from 16% in December 2017). A year ago, 47% of adults between 18 and 34 said they never listened to podcasts, compared to 18% today. — CBS News Poll

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