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ESEP Science Policy Happy Hours - Washington, DC
Nov
2
5:30 PM17:30

ESEP Science Policy Happy Hours - Washington, DC

ESEP hosts regional happy hours for individuals interested in or already engaged in science policy. ESEP's happy hours are informal networking and engagement opportunities for professionals, students, academics and enthusiasts - at all career levels - who share an interest in science policy or science communication. 

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ESEP Science Policy Happy Hours - Washington, DC
Oct
5
5:30 PM17:30

ESEP Science Policy Happy Hours - Washington, DC

ESEP hosts regional happy hours for individuals interested in or already engaged in science policy. ESEP's happy hours are informal networking and engagement opportunities for professionals, students, academics and enthusiasts - at all career levels - who share an interest in science policy or science communication. 

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Eclipse STEM Education Program: Building on the Eclipse Experience
Aug
21
9:05 AM09:05

Eclipse STEM Education Program: Building on the Eclipse Experience

On August 21, 2017, a spectacular total eclipse of the Sun will grace the daytime skies across the continental USA along a narrow path from Oregon to South Carolina . Meanwhile, a deep partial solar eclipse will also be visible from the entire North American continent (greater than 60% coverage for the whole continent).

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ESEP Science Policy Happy Hours - Washington, DC
Aug
3
5:30 PM17:30

ESEP Science Policy Happy Hours - Washington, DC

ESEP hosts regional happy hours for individuals interested in or already engaged in science policy. ESEP's happy hours are informal networking and engagement opportunities for professionals, students, academics and enthusiasts - at all career levels - who share an interest in science policy or science communication. 

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#DESTEMChat on Twitter - Global Girls in STEM
Jul
26
6:00 PM18:00

#DESTEMChat on Twitter - Global Girls in STEM

In 102 countries, only 14% of girls (while 39% boys) pursue STEM fields. STEMettes is an award-winning social enterprise working across the UK & Ireland and beyond to change these numbers. They hope to inspire and support young women into STEM by showcasing amazing female scientists via a series of panel events, hackathons, exhibitions, and mentoring programs.

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Discover SisterMentors
Jul
18
6:30 PM18:30

Discover SisterMentors

SisterMentors is celebrating 20 years of work mentoring and advancing women of color in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields.

The Union of Concerned Scientists invites you to an information session to learn more about the work SisterMentors does and find out how you can get involved.

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The Rise of Women in Science: 250 Years of Trailblazers
Jul
10
6:45 PM18:45

The Rise of Women in Science: 250 Years of Trailblazers

  • 1100 Jefferson Drive Southwest Washington, DC, 20001 United States (map)
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Marsha Richmond, a science historian at Wayne State University, tells the stories of influential women who have been celebrated as scientific trailblazers, as well as those whose opportunities and work were denied and repressed.

Richmond is joined by Grace Costantino of Smithsonian Libraries’ Biodiversity Heritage Library, who highlights featured works by women scientists in the library’s collection.

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Engaging Scientists and Engineers in Policy (ESEP) webinar “Impacting Congress Beyond Phone Calls and Emails: Engaging on Policy”
Jun
29
2:30 PM14:30

Engaging Scientists and Engineers in Policy (ESEP) webinar “Impacting Congress Beyond Phone Calls and Emails: Engaging on Policy”

Daniel Pomeroy, Managing Director and Senior Policy Advisor, International Policy Lab, MIT will participate in a webinar moderated by Toby Smith, Vice President for Policy, AAU on June 29, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. EDT. During the webinar, Dan will discuss effective ways to interact with Members of Congress beyond the typical means of phone calls, letters, emails, and Hill visits. Please comment on the Trellis discussion with questions you would like Dan to answer during the webinar.

Please note, if you are not yet on Trellis you can join ESEP on Trellis.

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Live Chat: Measuring Impacts of Public Engagement on Scientists
Jun
29
12:00 PM12:00

Live Chat: Measuring Impacts of Public Engagement on Scientists

Evaluator Karen Peterman has been working with AAAS to develop scales to study scientists' experiences doing public engagement, and the short-term impact on the scientists themselves. Join us for a live chat on Thursday, June 29th from 12pm-1pm ET to discuss the results so far.

Free Trellis membership required. Request your membership.

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Video Chat: Engineers/Computer Scientists/Mathematicians in STPF
Jun
22
2:00 PM14:00

Video Chat: Engineers/Computer Scientists/Mathematicians in STPF

Seeking to gain hands-on policy experience and apply your STEM training to address societal challenges? Are you an engineer, computational scientist and/or mathematician wondering if a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) is right for you? Policy fellows with a background in engineering/computational sciences/mathematics have much to contribute and gain from the fellowship experience. 

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FASEB and NIGMS Workshop on Responsible Communication of Basic Biomedical Research: Enhancing Awareness and Avoiding Hype
Jun
22
9:00 AM09:00

FASEB and NIGMS Workshop on Responsible Communication of Basic Biomedical Research: Enhancing Awareness and Avoiding Hype

Because research findings and scientific concepts inform public policy and individual lifestyle choices, they must be communicated clearly and accurately. To promote a constructive dialogue on the responsible communication of basic biomedical research, FASEB will hold a roundtable workshop on<strong> June 22, 2017, from 9 a.m.

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Lecture: Joining Forces to Protect the Future of Agriculture and the Planet
Jun
15
4:00 PM16:00

Lecture: Joining Forces to Protect the Future of Agriculture and the Planet

Please join us for the 2017 Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture featuring Dr. Robert Fraley, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Monsanto. Dr. Fraley will address the need for collaboration and disruptive innovation to meet the world’s food security and environmental challenges, with a collective push for increased R&D funding and better communication with society about science-related issues.

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Live Trellis Discussion: Understanding the “Science Budget”
Jun
9
1:00 PM13:00

Live Trellis Discussion: Understanding the “Science Budget”

Engaging Scientists and Engineers in Policy (ESEP) is excited to announce our first live discussion with Matt Hourihan, Josh Shiode, and David Parkes from the AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Program! We will be chatting with them about the federal R&D budget and they will answer our questions.

Log in to Trellis to learn more.

If you do not already have a Trellis account, you can request to join by entering your email here.

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Undergraduate Research Experiences for STEM Students: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities
Jun
2
9:00 AM09:00

Undergraduate Research Experiences for STEM Students: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities

Join the Board on Science Education on June 2nd in Washington, DC for a public event to discuss the recent report Undergraduate Research Experiences for STEM Students: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities. The event will feature invited presentations and moderated panel discussions on how to build institutional capacity for undergraduate research experiences and how to build evidence of student learning.

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