Posted February 14, 2013
Learn how to talk about science with your neighbors or the news media at a free workshop, Wednesday, May 29, at Boise State University.
Faculty, staff and students on all ISU campuses are invited to attend. A limited number of travel scholarships are available to attendees outside the Boise area. Click here to apply for a scholarship and to view the program flyer.
The purpose of the workshop – titled Science: Becoming the Messenger – is to help the higher education community improve skills for communicating science to a public audience. It's intended for principal investigators, early-career scientists and engineers, students, postdoctoral scholars, deans, vice presidents, and public information officers, according to organizers. Presenters include bestselling science journalist Chris Mooney and Emmy-award winning producer Joe Schreiber.
The National Science Foundation and Idaho NSF EPSCoR are sponsoring the event. You don't have to be a member of the NSF or EPSCoR to attend.