Each year at our flagship annual workshop, ComSciCon attendees spend three full days embedded in a community of phenomenal science communicators from across the US and Canada, sharing strategies, ideas, and best practices for how to communicate science passionately and effectively. Because the scope of that event can't possibly meet the enormous need and demand for science communication discussion and programming among graduate students, one of the most important outcomes from our flagship event is the creation of ComSciCon franchises that bring the opportunity to have those...
ComSciCon has issued its fifth annual report, documenting the organization of our 2017 flagship national workshop which took place in June, the launch of new ComSciCon-local workshop franchises in Houston, the Pacific-Northwest, and the Rocky Mountains and the continued operation of our existing franchises around the country, and the success of new programming elements including our partnership with Story Collider and the growth of our BiteScis program for K12 educators.
This post was authored by Eleanor Lutz and the Organizing Committee of ComSciCon-PNW 2017
This spring, we held the first ComSciCon conference in the Pacific Northwest. The two-day event took place in the heart of Seattle at the Google Fremont campus on March 24 and 25, and brought together 60 graduate students and science communication experts. Throughout both days, we heard short one-minute “pop talks” from attendees about their research and enjoyed ample breaks to facilitate networking.
We are excited to annouce the 5th annual ComSciCon National Workshop, happening June 8th-10th, 2017 in Cambridge, MA! Applications are now open, and will be accepted through March 1st. Visit this page to apply.
Graduate students at U.S. institutions in all fields of science, technology, engineering, health, mathematics, and related fields are encouraged to apply.
As for past ComSciCon national workshops, acceptance to the workshop is...
We are pleased to announce the inaugural ComSciCon-Pacific Northwest, which will take place on March 24 and 25, 2017 at Google Seattle. This unique professional development experience will provide STEM graduate students with a fantastic opportunity to meet leaders in the communication of research from across the region, learn...
This post was authored by Rose Hendricks and the Organizing Committee of ComSciCon-SanDiego 2016.
Set serenely atop a high-rise overlooking the Pacific Ocean, ComSciCon-San Diego included a keynote by scientist and zombie expert Bradley Voytek, four expert panels, two hands-on writing workshops, and two additional professional development workshops.