Announcement: New Chair-Elect, Elizabeth Cook

Announcement: New Chair-Elect, Elizabeth Cook

Receiving only one nomination for this role, we are delighted to introduce to you the C&E Section’s new Chair-Elect: Dr. Elizabeth Cook. Elizabeth’s nomination is posted below, so you can get to know her better. She will assume the Chair-Elect role in August, when Bob Newman (current chair-elect) transitions into the role of Chairperson andRead more about Announcement: New Chair-Elect, Elizabeth Cook[…]

NEW: Awards for Science Communication from C&E Section

NEW: Awards for Science Communication from C&E Section

Recognition of important work matters.  Since our inception, the Communication and Engagement Section has intended to offer awards to recognize the intellectual, scientific, and civic contributions made by ESA members active in public engagement and science communication.  For years, our section has worked toward being able to put money, and the credibility of a professionalRead more about NEW: Awards for Science Communication from C&E Section[…]

Resource of the Week: We Rep STEM + Juneteenth

Resource of the Week: We Rep STEM + Juneteenth

We Rep STEM “believe[s] science is for everyone and […]want to celebrate everyone in the field — NOT just the loudest people in the room. This website aims to celebrate STEM minorites — people of colour, professionals with disabilites, members of the LGBTQ community, Indigenous researchers, women of all races, scientists in niche areas of expertiseRead more about Resource of the Week: We Rep STEM + Juneteenth[…]

Black Lives Matter (first posted 6/3/2020)

Black Lives Matter (first posted 6/3/2020)

This statement was first distributed to our members via our monthly newsletter, issued 3 June 2020. We are posting it here for posterity, and to hold ourselves accountable to continued efforts toward justice and equality in the spheres we have influence. Dear Section Members & Friends, We write to you today in solidarity with andRead more about Black Lives Matter (first posted 6/3/2020)[…]

Nominate Yourself for C&E Section Chair-Elect!

Nominate Yourself for C&E Section Chair-Elect!

Raise your hand, sign up, and contribute your vision to the Communication & Engagement Section as an officer! Nominations for Chairperson-elect are open, according to the following schedule. March 15-April 15: nomination period (Submit your self-nomination here!) April 16-30: voting period May 1: announcement of elected officers Annual meeting: transition from current to newly electedRead more about Nominate Yourself for C&E Section Chair-Elect![…]

Member Highlight: Emily Cloyd & Kika Tuff part of team launching AAAS’s new How We Respond projcet

Member Highlight: Emily Cloyd & Kika Tuff part of team launching AAAS’s new How We Respond projcet

The How We Respond project launched from AAAS includes a report and multimedia stories that highlight the ways U.S. communities are actively and effectively responding to climate change, in particular at the local, state and regional levels, and the critical role of science and scientists in their response. Section members Emily Cloyd (AAAS) and Kika TuffRead more about Member Highlight: Emily Cloyd & Kika Tuff part of team launching AAAS’s new How We Respond projcet[…]

Member Highlight: Surprising results of Nyeema Harris’s camera trap surveys in West Africa are featured by UMichigan

Member Highlight: Surprising results of Nyeema Harris’s camera trap surveys in West Africa are featured by UMichigan

C&E Section Member Nyeema Harris is a wildlife ecologist at the University of Michigan. Harris and her colleagues recently published a paper on their camera study in West Africa in Conservation Letters. Harris’s camera survey documented human pressures on mammals in protected areas. It is the first wildlife camera survey in the West African countriesRead more about Member Highlight: Surprising results of Nyeema Harris’s camera trap surveys in West Africa are featured by UMichigan[…]