science outreach

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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Pursuing My Sister’s Dream through Summer Outreach

June 6, 2016
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In my school days like most of my fellow students, I felt bored in science classes, which were then mostly…

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Celldance Mashup Video Will Rock Your Smart Phone

June 2, 2016
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Give us a minute and we’ll knock your cellular socks off. Celldance Studios, a.k.a. the ASCB’s Public Information Committee (PIC),…

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How to Inspire Future Generations of Scientists Without Quitting Our Day Jobs

August 7, 2015
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Every single person who ultimately decides to pursue a career in science had to develop a passion for the field…

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Science outreach as a vital tool to promoting research funding

July 17, 2015
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Society’s perception of science and scientists is quite complex. While the prestige of scientists is second only to firefighters, there…

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Cell Biology Day at Einstein: Introducing Kids to Research

May 8, 2015
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February 25, 2015 was a special day at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY. For the first time ever, a…

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Science Fair Judgment or How I Learned to Stop Moping and Find the Love

February 20, 2015
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A few months ago on a whim I signed up to judge a local school district science fair. But as…

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One Postdoc’s Adventures in Science Education Outreach

January 30, 2015
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Ask a scientist why they don’t engage with the public, and they are likely to tell you that they simply…

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