BlackLivesMatter and SciComm

June 2, 2020

Scientists and science communicators must denounce systemic racism and police brutality against Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, George Floyd, and all Black people, and we demand justice. ComSciCon stands in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter. #STEM fields have had, and continue to have, a long history of exclusion and violence against BIPOC. This is also true in SciComm.

The leadership at ComSciCon has been reflecting on our own anti-racism efforts and are committed to doing the work to doing better to educate ourselves and those we serve, including at our flagship...

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Bryan Le's book cover (light blue) titled "150 Food Science Questions Answered" with the tagline "Cook smarter, cook better"

ComSciCon18 Alum Bryan Le – A Journey to Book Publication

June 19, 2020

by Bryan Le

I never thought I’d end up as a writer. And yet here I am, publishing my first book about food science in the kitchen.

Like many PhD students, I started off thinking that research was the life for me.

Do experiments. Collect data. Get published. Rinse and repeat.

I was heading into my third year when I realized that the research life was...

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