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Apply for the AAAS Science and Engineering Mass Media Fellowship

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This highly competitive program strengthens the connections between scientists and journalists by placing advanced undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate level scientists, engineers and mathematicians at media organizations nationwide.

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Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication

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WGBH and the Rita Allen Foundation have partnered to create the Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication. This is a unique, one-year opportunity for an innovative professional to study the field of science media, experiment with media formats, and work to expand science literacy among the public.

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Reflections on the Aspen Ideas Festival

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A few weeks ago I attended the Aspen Ideas Festival, where I was one of 300 scholars from around the world. I was also one of eight Cenadores—a group working to empower Puerto Rican civil society.

I arrived in Aspen prepared—and actually looking forward—to being challenged by new ideas, different points of view and stepping out of my comfort zone.

My elevator pitch was set. I was ready to tell anybody I met how I combine my scientific training with technology to engage scientific communities to crowd-source initiatives and resources to transform science education.

“Hello, my name is Mónica, I am a scientist and science communicator…”

Oportunidad de internado: Scientific American en Español

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Springer Nature is a major new force in scientific, scholarly, professional and educational publishing. By using its combined expertise, scale and the reach of our brands, the company aims to grow and innovate in order to better serve academic researchers, students, teachers, institutions, professionals and the wider public, by helping them discover more.

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#ASCB15 Recap: Effective Science Communication and Social Media for Scientists

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Recently I led two science communication workshops at the 2015 American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. The first titled “Delivering Science: Effective Communication Skills to Become a Successful Scientist” aimed to provide 1) an introduction to effective communication principles and strategies; 2) tangible examples of how effective communication skills can support their professional advancement; and 3) resources that will help them strengthen their communication skills. The first half of the workshop included a panel featuring:

¿Te interesa la divulgación científica? ¡Solicita al AAAS Mass Media Fellows Program!

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The AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program places science, engineering, and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide. Fellows have worked as reporters, editors, researchers, and production assistants at media outlets that include the Los Angeles Times, WIRED, National Public Radio, National Geographic Society, and Scientific American.

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Effective Communication, Better Science

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Science communication is part of a scientist’s everyday life. Scientists must give talks, write papers and proposals, communicate with a variety of audiences, and educate others. Thus to be successful, regardless of field or career path, scientists must learn how to communicate. Moreover, scientists must learn how to communicate effectively. In other words, to be a successful scientist, you must be an effective communicator.

UPR Río Piedras students blog about drug addiction

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Twenty-nine students from the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras, guided by professor Carmen Maldonado Vlaar, started blogs to educate about drug addition, it's physicial, social and psychological impact.

You can find the blogs at the following URLs: http://natsci.uprrp.edu/ or http://goo.gl/bBw5Jr.

 

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CienciaPR promotes science communication and outreach

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Mariam Ludim Rosa Vélez (mariamludim@uprm.edu)

To provide researchers with tools to effectively communicate the results of their work with non-expert audiences, CienciaPR offered the workshop titled "Effective Communication Skills for Public Outreach and Professional Development" at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez.

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

 

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