21ST Century Scientists Working Group

October 28th 2015

Informal chat with Dan Simons on 10/30/15

Talk this week! This Friday 10/30 at noon, Professor Dan Simons (Psychology) will speak on “So you want to write a popular science book…” He will give a brief talk and leave plenty of time for Q&A to talk about his experiences writing (and then promoting) for a trade publication. Our meeting is in room 109A Davenport Hall. See you there!

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October 14th 2015

Journal club meeting on 10/16/15

We will be meeting in 109A Davenport Hall at noon on Friday 10/16/15 for a journal club discussion lead by Sudharsan Dwaraknath.

In this meeting we will discuss different ways in which scientists can directly communicate their research to the public. The articles for discussion will be  “Re-Envisioning the Communication of our Science” McGarveyandMason_15 and “Wikipedia Editors Woo Scientists to Improve Content Quality” Hodson_15.

Everyone is welcome to join for an informal discussion.