The Pepper: Sacramento region #scicomm news for week of May 22, 2016

CapSciComm newsletter

The Pepper
May 22, 2016

Join us at de Vere’s Pub Davis this Thursday, May 26th, for our latest CapSciComm Networking Social! We’re meeting up in Davis after our CapSciComm Professional Workshop, “How to Get People to Care About Science” — which was booked full within days! But you can still come join us for our happy hour at 5:30p, where as always, we welcome all professionals and students in media, PR, creative, policy, outreach, and research, whose work intersects with science communications. RSVP on Facebook, and see you Thursday!

A warm welcome to researchers visiting Sacramento this week for the Society for Freshwater Science 2016 Annual Meeting! Formerly known as the North American Benthological Society, SFS is an international scientific organization whose purpose is to promote further understanding of freshwater ecosystems (rivers, streams, lakes, reservoirs, and estuaries) and ecosystems at the interface between aquatic and terrestrial habitats (wetlands, bogs, fens, riparian forests and grasslands). Follow #2016SFS for tweets, and welcome these scientists to the River City!

The UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC) is seeking an Associate Director/Academic Coordinator. This is a policy- and stakeholder-oriented 50% position in Incline Village, Nevada…

The UC Ag & Natural Resources program is seeking a Communications Specialist to be based in Davis

The UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center is hosting a “Communicating Science to Policy Makers” featuring Kit Batten, on Wednesday, May 25th, in Sacramento at the UCD Med Center…

Need a “Snapchat Guide for Journalists”? Media professor Paul Bradshaw across the pond in England has written up an ebook and related blogposts

And finally, check out glimpses from The Wildlife Society Sac-Shasta Chapter’s Wildlife Art Show this recent Thursday at Jackrabbit Brewing Company in West Sacramento, featuring science art and photography by local researchers…


“The Pepper” is the online newsletter of Capital Science Communicators. 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. Keep Science Spicy!



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