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Scientific community/Science communication

Brooke Smith, the Kavli Foundation’s Director of Public Engagement with Science, will lead a discussion of the ‘Support Systems for Scientists’ Engagement and Communication” initiative led by the Kavli, Rita Allen, Packard and Moore Foundations. This is a great opportunity to learn what was discussed, hear about next steps, and contribute to further development of ideas to strengthen the work we all do to support scientists’ engagement, and science’s connection with society.

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Over the past 18 months, the Science family of journals has taken on a new form of social media outreach, organizing 50 Facebook Live broadcasts on newly published research.

Jamie Bell, Melissa Ballard and others from the Center for the Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE) will report out on the recent NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program Principal Investigator meeting in this virtual discussion on April 19, 2019 from 12pm to 1pm ET.

The definition of "boundary spanning” has evolved since the term first emerged in the 1950s. Read about present-day trends and best practices in today's blog. 

Dr. Erica Bakota believes scientists have a "credibility problem". Here she explains the issue and ways scientists can address it when they engage audiences.