18 Aug

Live Trellis Discussion: #ScientistsWhoSelfie Instagram Challenge & Research on Public Perceptions

Scientists using the #ScientistsWhoSelfie hashtag.

Join the Public Engagement with Science group on Trellis, AAAS' online communication and collaboration platform, on Friday, August 18th from 12:00-1:00pm ET for a live chat with Paige Brown JarreauDaniel TokerImogene CancellareSamantha Yammine, and Becky Carmichael about their recently-launched social media challenge and research project to study whether Instagram posts can change public perceptions of how warm and competent scientists are.

We’ll discuss existing research on public perceptions of scientists and how this project plans to contribute to that work, as well as other questions, including gender-related challenges. If you can’t join during the live chat, feel free to comment on the discussion thread at any time afterward. If you do join during the live chat hour, please refresh your screen regularly to see new comments coming in. If you are not already a member of the Trellis community, be sure to join ahead of time.