Science Outreach

The key ingredients for a successful science outreach event

February 12, 2020
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Have you ever taken part in a science outreach event? Three years ago, I heard the expression “science outreach” for…

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Write about what you care about on the COMPASS blog

February 7, 2020
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Academic researchers are practically glorified science writers. The further you move in your career, the less time you spend at…

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Canadian girls in science group gets boost from public engagement grant

January 22, 2020

In 2018 the American Society for Cell Biology awarded seven Public Engagement Grants, supported by Science Sandbox, an initiative of…

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Science outreach in the social media era

June 28, 2019
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The importance of social media in our lives—the good, the bad, and everything in between—is not surprising to anyone. The…

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Scientist outreach toolkit ASCB

New ASCB toolkits help scientists with outreach

May 16, 2019
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The term “science outreach” implies different things to different people. To some, it could mean creating a snazzy science video.…

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COMPASS Outreach Grants bring science to the people

April 24, 2019
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The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) recognizes the importance of promoting science to the general community, but effective science…

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Model Organism Quiz

December 8, 2018

Take the model organism quiz, and share your results with your colleagues and labmates!  

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Exploring our microscopic world at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

April 25, 2018
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In early April, Washington, DC, was swarming with tourists for the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, but that wasn’t the only…

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American Society for Cell Biology officially partners with March for Science organizers

February 24, 2017
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The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) recently signed an agreement officially lending its support to the national March for…

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Promote Public Awareness of Science with a COMPASS Outreach Grant —Deadline Approaching!

January 20, 2017
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The Outreach Subommittee of the ASCB Committee for Postdocs and Students (COMPASS) is inviting applications for the first Outreach Grant…

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