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"American Sci-dol" Communication Competition at ComSciCon '14!

"American Sci-dol" Communication Competition at ComSciCon '14!

June 4, 2014

Join ComSciCon '14 attendees as they present one-minute "pop talks" describing their research and compete to be the next American Sci-dol! This event will take place on Saturday afternoon, June 14 from 2:00-3:30 pm at the MIT Museum. Techniques and tips for science communication will also be discussed in a public setting. All are welcome - come cheer on these promising young science communicators!

ComSciCon included in top five "Science Marketing Hits" of 2013

ComSciCon included in top five "Science Marketing Hits" of 2013

January 1, 2014

Marc Kuchner, founder of the Marketing for Scientists collaboration and author of the book of the same name, selected the ComSciCon workshop series as #3 in his list of the Top Five Science Marketing Hits of 2013.  Marc advises potential graduate student applicants that ComSciCon "workshops are not merely free; they come with travel reimbursement.

Announcing the June 2014 Communicating Science Workshop

Announcing the June 2014 Communicating Science Workshop

November 20, 2013

We are glad to announce that we will hold our annual national Communicating Science (ComSciCon) workshop in June of 2014!   This will be the second in our series of workshops providing a unique professional development experience to graduate students engaged in and committed to communicating the results of research in science and engineering to broad and diverse audiences.  

Celebrating the success of ComSciCon'13

Celebrating the success of ComSciCon'13

October 1, 2013

To celebrate the success of our inaugural 2013 Communicating Science workshop (ComSciCon'13), we are posting a report reflecting on the workshop and summarizing the lasting outcomes of the event that have emerged since June.  This includes a survey of the 50 phenomenal graduate students who attended the workshop, the 21 fantastic professional communicators who participated as invited experts, the 11 publications our attendees, and the 3 newAstrobites-spin off organizations that were launched by attendees.