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ScienceOnline2013 Watch Parties

Hosted by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Jan. 31, and Feb. 4, 5, 11, and 13
Smith Conference Room,
Woods Hole

The sessions will benefit:

  • Scientists and students
  • Science/technology business people
  • Science writers
  • Journalists
  • Outreach specialists

We will watch the hour-long presentations from the ScienceOnline2013 Conference in North Carolina, and then share our own thoughts about the topics in wide-ranging discussions.

Sessions are free and open to all, but space is limited, so please register for the sessions you’re interested in.

Agenda

(Click on titles for detailed descriptions)

Thursday, Jan. 31
Noon: Helping scientists do outreach

(LIVE—This session will be live-streamed, and we will share the discussion with those attending the live event and other watch parties around the world. All other sessions will be watched on tape delay.)

Eventbrite - Helping scientists do outreach (LIVE)


Monday, Feb. 4
2 PM: Narrative: What is it? How can science writers use it?

Eventbrite - Narrative: What is it? How can science writers use it?


Monday, Feb. 4
4 PM: Formal science education, informal science education, and science writing

Eventbrite - Formal science education, informal science education, and science writing


Tuesday, Feb. 5
11 AM: Blogging for the long haul

Eventbrite - Blogging for the Long Haul


Monday, Feb. 11
4 PM: Persuading the unpersuadable: Communicating science to deniers, cynics, and trolls

Eventbrite - Persuading the unpersuadable: Communicating science to deniers, cynics, & trolls


Wednesday, Feb. 13
4 PM: Chemophobia and chemistry in the modern world

Eventbrite - Chemophobia & chemistry in the modern world

 

For more information, contact Cherie Winner or Stephanie Murphy.

Sponsored by the WHOI Communications Department

Last updated: January 23, 2013