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#MySciComm: taking a break for #ESA2017

We’re taking a break from the MySciComm series while we focus on the ESA annual meeting. If you’re in Portland, check out our awesome list of Section-sponsored and other SciComm happenings. Whether you’re in Portland or following the conference from afar, we’ll be posting meeting-related updates and session live-tweets in several places: here on our blog on our Facebook page…

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Reminder: SciComm Section biz meeting & meet-up

Please do join us for this meeting! We’ll be discussing how to spend the section’s money (your membership dues), nominees for next year’s officers, how to engage members (you!) in section projects throughout the year, and more! The business meeting is planned for Tuesday, August 8, 6:30-8:00 pm, in OCC room E142. More details: Join us for a brief engaging (we…

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#MySciComm: Virginia Schutte on leaving academia and the U.S. and learning how to create scicomm career opportunities abroad

This week, Virginia Schutte responds to the #MySciComm questions! Virginia Schutte is the Science Media Officer at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (one of her first tasks is to redo that website). She works to make science useful and fun for everyone. She received an Ecology PhD in 2014 from the University of Georgia. Shortly after graduation, she moved to Germany…

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#MySciComm: Stacy Krueger-Hadfield on Seaweeds, Science, and SciComm

This week, Stacy Krueger-Hadfield responds to the #MySciComm questions! Stacy Krueger-Hadfield is an evolutionary ecologist and science communicator based at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She holds a PhD in Diversité du Vivante (Biodiversity) from Université de Pierre et Marie Curie Sorbonne Universités and a PhD in Ecología (Ecology) from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She is currently an…

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#MySciComm: Ariana Sutton-Grier’s Confessions of a Not- Quite-Broadway Scientist

This week, Ariana Sutton-Grier responds to the #MySciComm questions! Ariana is an Associate Research Professor at University Maryland. She holds a PhD in Ecology from Duke University where she studied how soil modifications and plant biodiversity impact nitrogen removal from restored wetlands. Until recently she was the Ecosystem Science Adviser for the National Ocean Service at NOAA where she worked…

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#MySciComm: Josh Silberg on embracing scicomm skill development

This week, Josh Silberg responds to the #MySciComm questions! Josh Silberg is a science communicator with the British Columbia-based Hakai Institute. In his previous life as a marine ecologist, he studied creatures ranging from dolphins to whale sharks to rockfish, but he likes to think that he has no species bias. He holds a Master’s of Resource and Environmental Management…

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#MySciComm: Kristina Young on SciComm and founding the Science Moab radio show

This week, Kristina Young responds to the #MySciComm questions! Kristina is a desert dweller, graduate student, and communicator of place-based science.  She produces science shows for a regional audience on Moab, Utah’s, community radio station KZMU.  As a graduate student, she researches dryland ecology and hopes to inspire a love of science and place in her local community.  Connect with…

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#MySciComm: Skylar Bayer on saying “yes, and…” to science storytelling on radio, national TV, and beyond

This week, Skylar Bayer responds to the #MySciComm questions! Click here to listen to an audio version, or scroll to keep reading. A storyteller specializing in radio, Skylar Bayer holds a Ph.D. in marine ecology from the University of Maine. She is currently a postdoctoral associate at the Downeast Institute investigating population dynamics in mussels. Skylar has appeared on and produced…

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#MySciComm: Rebecca Johnson on citizen science, building community, and discovering together through #scicomm

This week, Rebecca Johnson responds to the #MySciComm questions! Rebecca co-directs the Citizen Science program at the California Academy of Sciences. She holds a PhD in biology (ecology and evolutionary biology) from the University of California, Santa Cruz where she studied the evolution of color pattern in chromodorid nudibranchs (really beautiful sea slugs).  She combines historical museum collections data and…

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