The Pepper: Sacramento region #scicomm news for week of September 20, 2015

CapSciComm newsletter

The Pepper
September 20, 2015

Welcome to The Pepper! Help keep everyone updated on science communications news and events in and around the Capital Region by sending your updates to capscicomm@gmail.comWhether you’re on our member list as a professional or an enthusiast, let us know if you find The Pepper to be a helpful resource, and your ideas on how to improve it. Thanks!

Our friends at the Cap City Blogger Network (CCBN) are hosting a free workshop on September 23rd! Save the date for an evening with guest speaker Rosaura Unangst of Pigment & Parchment, will be sharing her knowledge about brand identity, building your audience through Instagram, and more…

Tune in to “Insight with Beth Ruyak” on Monday morning! CapSciComm colleague Don Gibson will be speaking to Ruyak about his “Barbara on the Bill” campaign (@BarbaratheNew10), which is raising awareness of Nobel-winning woman geneticist Barbara McClintock, nominating her as a candidate for the new $10 U.S. bill portrait. Listen to a recent NPR segment on the topic, and then listen to Capital Public Radio at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, September 21st…

Don’t forget the registration deadline for ScienceWriters2015 workshop is September 24th. Register today for the annual meeting of the National Association of Science Writers, hosted by MIT this year…

The NASW “Ideas Grant” applications are due November 4th. Check out the range of acceptable proposals for enhancing science communications training for professionals

The National Institutes of Health is seeking a technical writer

CapSciComm colleague Jonathan Eisen is hosting a “Microbes in Food and Agriculture” roundtable on October 19th. The event is sponsored by the UC Davis World Food Center

ICYMI: Well, in case you missed all of our recent news, scan through recent editions of “The Pepper” here: Thanks for reading!

Keep Science Spicy!



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