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The Urban Scientist

Going to #NABJ14 and I’m bringing #SciComm with me!

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I am en route to Boston, headed to the 2014 National Association of Black Journalists Meeting in July 30– August 3, 2014. The Theme is Revolution to Evolution, Shaping Our Future and I will be there representing Science! I believe that a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) communication are revolution. Deliberately and consciously communicating [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Interested in Science Communication? Apply for Science Writers 2014 Diversity Travel Fellowship

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Interested in Science Communication? Are you a scientist or engineer interested in science communication and journalism? Are you a journalist interested in covering more science, tech, health, medicine, nutrition, environment or engineering news? Are you a student majoring in journalism, communication or science, engineering? Either way, it doesn’t matter. If you are interested in science, [...]

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The Urban Scientist

#Scio14 Expanding the Dialogue on Diversity: Privilege and the Pursuit of Science

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As I was completing my doctorate studies, I was mounting an insane amount of student debt. I needed to finish. I wanted to finish. However, working an outside job or even a teaching assistantship kept taking up mind space and time and prevented me from just getting things done. I was so financially strapped that I was [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Free live stream of 2014 AAAS Science Communication Session #AAASmtg #Scicomm

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I will be speaking  at the 2014 Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAAS on Thursday, February 13. I am speaking in the Communicating Science Sessions. It includes three panels. Engaging with Journalists with Cornelia Dean (moderator) and speakers Carl Zimmer, Robert Lee Hotz, David Baron, and Paula Apsell. Engaging with [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Communicating Science in Chicago – come see me!

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I will be in Chicago, Illinois, attending the American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAAS, meeting in Chicago February 13-17, 2014. As the largest general science conferences ever it hosts presentations and demonstrations  health, medicine, agriculture, engineering, life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, education, mathematics, policy, and more. I will be presenting on Thursday, February 13 [...]

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The Urban Scientist

#DIYSciZone Fundraising update – halfway ready for Geek Girl Con ’13

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Two weeks ago I told you I was going to GeekGirlCon. I’m super excited. It’ll be a Curly Hair Mafia meetup for sure (@DrRubidium and@LalSox will be there) and we’ll all be geeky and dirty doing hands-on science activities in the DIY Science Zone! Thanks to everyone’s generous support we have raised a little over [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Applications open for undergrad mentoring & travel awards to attend the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting May 2014

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The Society of Wetland Scientists provides travel awards and career mentoring to undergraduates from underrepresented groups at its annual meeting. The Society brings the students to our national meeting and matches them with mentors for the duration of the meeting. The goal is to increase diversity in wetland science fields. Are you an undergraduate student [...]

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The Urban Scientist

This Blerd Girl is Geek Girl Con or Bust!

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Yes! I’m going to Seattle, Washington, and going to enjoy every single geeky moment of GeekGirlCon (GGC) ! Thanks to my Curly Hair Mafia sister @DrRubidium, she has pulled off the Geek Heist of all time: Assembling a Motley Crew of Geeksters – Cos Playing Pseuds, Funny Hat Wearing Physicists, a Rubber Duck Chemist, a [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Notes from the #NABJ13 Science Journalism 101

Ivan Oransky, Global Editor Director, MedPage Today (Former Executive Editor of Reuters Health) Danielle N. Lee, Science Blogger, The Urban Scientist of The Scientific American Network Jamila Bey, Radio Show Host pg The Sex, Politics And Religion Hour: SPAR With Jamila, AM 1390 Washington, DC and AM 1430 New York City, Washington Post blog, She [...]

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The Urban Scientist

The Tweet Recap of NABJ Science Journalism 101

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The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Science Journalism Panel was great. I owe unending thanks to Jamila Bey, David Kroll, Robin Lloyd and Ivan Oransky for their generous support of this endeavor. There were about 20 people in the room – we had some stiff competition, but there were engaged people in the room…many [...]

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