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ComSciCon debuts in the Pacific Northwest

April 14, 2017

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.

Our workshop started off with a panel on Public Engagement Read more about ComSciCon debuts in the Pacific Northwest

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ComSciCon-Triangle Student Publication Wins Journalism Award

April 2, 2017

"I haven’t succeeded yet, but I’ll get there," ComSciCon-Triangle attendee Brenda Yang wrote of her own reconciliation of the effects of imposter syndrome.  

In her ComSciCon write-a-thon piece, Brenda used her own personal narrative as a student and a teacher to explicate and enliven the literature around this psychological symptom that seems Read more about ComSciCon-Triangle Student Publication Wins Journalism Award