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Idaho State University

Science: Becoming the Messenger workshop set for May 29 in Boise

February, 19, 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.