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CienciaPR, Puerto Rico Public Health Trust and Mercy Corps join forces to educate about COVID-19

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The Puerto Rico Public Health Trust (PRPHT) and Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR), together with the humanitarian organization Mercy Corps Puerto Rico, dedicated to supporting communities and micro-businesses, started an alliance to educate young adults about the urgency of modifying their behaviors to stop COVID-19 infections in Puerto Rico.

With the slogan “Cuídate, Cuídame” (Take care of yourself, Take care of me), the organizations launched the educational campaign, which is made up of several efforts aimed mainly at the populations between 20 and 39 years old, which have the highest number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Puerto Rico.

PR-SPAN participation in the ACS Science Advocacy Workshop

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On January 30 and 31 of 2019 the American Chemical Society, Puerto Rico Chapter (ACS-PR) held its first science advocacy workshop in the Capitol building of the Puerto Rico legislature. Approximately 30 scientists and students participated in this event, meant to help the chemistry community in Puerto Rico be more effective science advocates.

Stories of #CienciaBoricua @ Lote 23

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Science like you've never heard it before. 

SAN JUAN, PR – Puerto Rican science will be the main course on April 18, starting at 7:00 pm, at Lote 23, in Santurce. As part of their activities, the March for Science-Puerto Rico will be presenting "Historias de #CienciaBoricua @ Lote 23." 

The event will feature personal stories about science and adventures in the pursuit of knowledge and innovation. Through these stories, Puerto Rican scientists will share how science touches every aspect of our lives—including their own.

Oportunidad de desarrollo profesional y comunicación científica para científicos jóvenes

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El Young Scientist Seminars (YSS) es una serie de videos producida por iBiology que da la oportunidad a científicos jóvenes de ofrecer charlas sobre sus investigaciones y descubrimientos. Es una gran oportunidad para estudiantes graduados y posdoctorales interesados ​​en la comunicación científica y en compartir su trabajo con una audiencia internacional de estudiantes, científicos y educadores.

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Science communication through social media

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As part of the 10th-anniversary celebration of Ciencia Puerto Rico, we have been collecting stories from our volunteers to celebrate them and the work they do while also sharing with you the team's vision for CienciaPR’s future.  We want to remind you that the crowdfunding campaign #ConCienciaPR is still active! If you haven’t had the chance yet, please help us continue with our science education and promotion initiatives.  Please visit bit.ly/ConCienciaPR to make your donation. Thanks!

Today, we share the story of Elvin Estrada of Peñuelas, who has been a volunteer for CienciaPR for almost 3 years.

Environmental journalist receives investigative fellowship

This article is reproduced by CienciaPR with permission from the original source.

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Keila López Alicea

Gerardo E. Alvarado León, journalist for El Nuevo Día was awarded an investigative journalism fellowship from the Instituto de Formación Periodística (IFP), which will allow him to complete research about the protection of beaches in Puerto Rico.

 

You can read the full version of this article in Spanish by clicking on ESPAÑOL at the top right of your screen.

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