Travel Support for #ESA2019

Travel Support for #ESA2019

Travel Support for #ESA2019 The information in this section is directly quoted from information provided by the 2019 Program Chair and Program Coordinator. We are posting it here to archive it. Deadlines may or may not have passed – contact funding sources directly. ESA Annual Meeting Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship Workshop organizers are invited toRead more about Travel Support for #ESA2019[…]

#MySciComm: Sarah Schneider on the at-times winding road from academia to academic publishing

#MySciComm: Sarah Schneider on the at-times winding road from academia to academic publishing

This week, Sarah Schneider (of ESA’s Editorial Office/publications) responds to the #MySciComm questions! We’re delighted to share her story with you, as it is a window into a type of SciComm career that is pivotal to how we do science.

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You can take the ecologist out of the field, but you can’t take the field out of the ecologist. Sarah Schneider applying her backcountry research experience to a hiking trip in Shenandoah National Park. (Photo credit: Virginia Sawyer)

Sarah Schneider has worked for the Publications Office of the Ecological Society of America since 2013. These days, she works primarily on Ecosphere, ESA’s open access journal, and on the society Bulletin. Sarah worked as a paralegal, lab technician, farmhand, museum curator, and archivist before finding her calling in science publishing. She has a Bachelor’s from Cornell University and a Master’s in Ecology from the University of Maine. You can connect with her at sarah@esa.org.

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Okay, Sarah…

1) How did you get into the kind of SciComm that you do?

I “decided” on a career in science early in life.

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Member Highlight: New Publishing opportunity as The Bulletin of ESA launches “Communicating Science” section

Member Highlight: New Publishing opportunity as The Bulletin of ESA launches “Communicating Science” section

Effective November 2018, The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America will accept submissions for consideration in a new section dedicated to Communicating Science. All articles published in the series are free to publish and freely available via open access. This new space in the journal provides ESA members interested in communication and engagement aRead more about Member Highlight: New Publishing opportunity as The Bulletin of ESA launches “Communicating Science” section[…]

Voting closes tomorrow. Cast your vote for the C&E Section’s next officers.

Voting closes tomorrow. Cast your vote for the C&E Section’s next officers.

If you are a current Section member, please check your inbox for an email with a link to the voting form. Voting* will close on February 12, 2019. Section officer elections are key, and your vote matters. Officers: plan a lot of the annual meeting trainings, collaborate with other sections and governance committees to ensureRead more about Voting closes tomorrow. Cast your vote for the C&E Section’s next officers.[…]

Last chance: vote today for the next slate of C&E Section officers!

Last chance: vote today for the next slate of C&E Section officers!

If you are a current Section member, please check your inbox for an email with a link to the voting form. Voting* will close on February 12, 2019. Section officer elections are key, and your vote matters. Officers: plan a lot of the annual meeting trainings, collaborate with other sections and governance committees to ensureRead more about Last chance: vote today for the next slate of C&E Section officers![…]

Vote now for the C&E Section’s next Chairperson-elect and Secretary!

Vote now for the C&E Section’s next Chairperson-elect and Secretary!

If you are a current Section member, please check your inbox for an email with a link to the voting form. Voting* will close on February 12, 2019. Section officer elections are key, and your vote matters. Officers: plan a lot of the annual meeting trainings, collaborate with other sections and governance committees to ensureRead more about Vote now for the C&E Section’s next Chairperson-elect and Secretary![…]

Prep your nomination materials: officer elections are coming up!

Prep your nomination materials: officer elections are coming up!

In 2018, we shifted the election period from August to March, with the intention of enabling newly elected officers to register for the annual meeting at early bird rates. At this year’s annual business meeting, which we held virtually on December 6, that is what we proposed to do again in 2019. After the businessRead more about Prep your nomination materials: officer elections are coming up![…]

September/October 2018 newsletter

September/October 2018 newsletter

Our latest newsletter is out! Check it out for an update about ESA 2018 and 2019 annual meetings, the most recent posts in our MySciComm, Lit Review, and Resource of the Week series, and more. And, click here to subscribe directly. — Here’s more information about the difference between our newsletters and our blog publications.