Public Engagement Reflections

Rob O'Malley, Senior Program Associate with AAAS's Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER), shares how he engages with audiences about evolution.
Elana Kimbrell, Communicating Science Workshop facilitator, reflects upon goal setting for public engagement and shares the latest research available.
Graduate student Julia Schulz details her introduction to public engagement with science through a graduate course with #LeshnerFellow Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova.
University of Michigan graduate student Sara Wong shares her views on advocacy, the role of scientists, and different ways to engage.
Read about how Karen Peterman et al developed new scales to evaluate scientists' outcome expectations for public engagement with science. This entry was originally posted on the LSE Impact Blog, managed by The London School of Economics and Political Science.
Transitioning from being an undergraduate to a PhD student can be very scary and overwhelming! Graduate student Kaitlind Howard offers 5 pieces of advice to help provide a smooth transition.
Congressman Bill Foster's (D-IL) take on scientists in Congress, as shared with AAAS Center for Public Engagement Visiting Scholar Karen Akerlof.
Johanna Varner, affectionately known as "Pika Jo" details her path to citizen science with middle schoolers. This content was originally posted on the blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists. We have posted it here, with permission.
Are you a scientist, or an artist? AAAS Leshner Fellow Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova asks "Why not be both?"
I often hear that the Ph.D./postdoc time period is tedious, stressful, and seemingly never ending! Trust me, it doesn’t have to be. Here are 10 tips that I strongly believe can not only make your Ph.D./postdoc years prolific, successful, and rewarding, but also one of the best parts of your scientific career!