ComSciCon: science communication workshop for graduate students

Graduate students conducting research in science, technology, health, mathematics, and related fields are invited to apply for ComSciCon-Triangle 2018, a science communication workshop organized by and for graduate students in the Research Triangle. At this two-day conference, attendees will have the opportunity to develop their science communication skills, network with fellow graduate students passionate about science education and outreach, learn from expert writers and professional science communicators, and produce an original writing for publication. Click here for examples of published pieces from past ComSciCon attendees. ComSciCon-Triangle is a local version of the national ComSciCon workshop, held annually in Cambridge, MA. Founded in 2013 by graduate students at Harvard and MIT, over 300 graduate students nationwide have already participated in the national ComSciCon programs.

When Mar 24, 2018 08:30 AM to
Apr 07, 2018 04:30 PM
Where NCSU/RTI
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Graduate students conducting research in science, technology, health, mathematics, and related fields are invited to apply for ComSciCon-Triangle 2018, a science communication workshop organized by and for graduate students in the Research Triangle.

At this two-day conference, attendees will have the opportunity to develop their science communication skills, network with fellow graduate students passionate about science education and outreach, learn from expert writers and professional science communicators, and produce an original writing for publication. Click here for examples of published pieces from past ComSciCon attendees.

ComSciCon-Triangle is a local version of the national ComSciCon workshop, held annually in Cambridge, MA. Founded in 2013 by graduate students at Harvard and MIT, over 300 graduate students nationwide have already participated in the national ComSciCon programs.

Local Workshop Dates

When: Saturday, March 24th, 2018 and Saturday, April 7th, 2018 (~8:30am-3pm)

Where: Day 1 will be at NC State; Day 2 will be at RTI International in Research Triangle Park

Click here for a preliminary program.

 

Online applications are open January 2nd-February 2nd. 50 attendees will be selected through a competitive application process. Please apply only if you can commit to attending BOTH days of the workshop.

 

ComSciCon-Triangle is supported by:  Duke Science and Society, Duke Graduate School, NCSU Graduate School, NCSU Forest Biomaterials, RTI International, The Measure of Everyday Life Podcast, UNC Biology Department, UNC Chemistry Department, UNC College of Arts and Sciences, UNC Graduate School, UNC Psychology and Neuroscience, UNC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, UNC TIBBS

 

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ComSciCon-Triangle organizing committee: triangle@comscicon.org

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