SciComm Exchange: Social Media for Science Communication

SciComm Exchange | Resource List | Presentation
Training for Researchers and Other Science Communicators

February 24, 2016
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Henry Barnard Laboratory School, Room 214
Rhode Island College
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI

Read Story About SciComm Exchange by Amy Dunkle, RI EPSCoR.

2015_ccsj_rising_seas-boston__p1010461 copyMany scientists are intimidated by social networking tools, but Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn have become important tools to help faculty and researchers communicate with students, colleagues, funders, and public audiences. Do you have the skills to share science with broader audiences in the Digital Age?

URI’s Metcalf Institute, in partnership with Rhode Island College’s Center for Research and Creative Activity, held a SciComm Exchange featuring Metcalf’s executive director, Sunshine Menezes, who will provided tips for making the most of these valuable tools on Wednesday, February 24, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The SciComm Exchange was free to registered participants and included lunch.

The SciComm Exchange, funded by Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR, is open to natural and social science faculty, program directors and professional staff engaged in research or supporting research, graduate students, and postdocs from all Rhode Island colleges and universities. Space is limited. Look for Registration information soon.

Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR conducts groundbreaking research and develops academic talent in the science and technology fields to increase competitiveness in research and development, build a more capable workforce and fuel economic growth in the Ocean State. Funded by the National Science Foundation and state contributions, RI EPSCoR brings together nine of the state’s public and private institutions of higher education in pursuit of a strong and sustainable marine ecosystem that serves as a foundation for Rhode Island’s economy and quality of life. Its partner institutions are University of Rhode Island, Brown University, Bryant University, Community College of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College, Providence College, Rhode Island School of Design, Roger Williams University, and Salve Regina University.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under EPSCoR Cooperative Agreement #EPS-1004057.

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