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Public Engagement Reflections

Three leading researchers share their tips for successful virtual workshops and create an online community that promotes sustainable and resilient ecosystems throughout Canada.

Science, in partnership with Fondation Ipsen launched a webinar series in 2019 to "shine light on science topics that typically go undiscussed in academia". The result: rapidly spread high-quality scientific content that highlights the importance of often sidelined topics including mental health, science communication, diversity, and social justice.

Researcher Elise Miller learned the value of partnerships while engaging with Iowa landowners and farm managers.

Essential lessons learned by a 5th year graduate student as she goes back to basics.

The idea of "dumbing things down" has ruffled quite a few science communicators' feathers. Soph Arthur breaks down why that phrase is unhelpful and explains how to improve your scicomm.

PharmD candidates Anisa L. Moore & Katelyn R. Brubaker didn't stop with just one kind of engagement. After creating a top ten list, the pair explored multiple ways to engage in dialogue with audiences to combat the public's misconceptions about medication. 

This blog is an update to Alex's previous blog post. Check out how he's grown the Sidewalk Science Center!

Enjoy this behind-the-scenes look at one of the breakout sessions that took place during the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting. In this session, Mikey Kantar and his team led a session titled, "The Power of Infographics", in which they discussed the use of infographics as a tool for public engagement and science communication.

Math is all around us! Dr. Jeanette Shakalli shares her love of math and its endless applications with Panamanian youth to inspire them to pursue the discipline. 

PhD candidate Vinny Ricciardi believes research deserves to be communicated widely. His preferred method: Infographics.