Five years ago*, a new network was founded to unite professionals and students who communicate science here in California's Capital Region. Today, Capital Science Communicators is still going strong — and we're thrilled to celebrating another birthday this April! CapSciComm Networking Social Thursday, April 12th, 2018 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Oak Park Brewing Company 3514 … Continue reading CapSciComm Networking Social, April 12th: Happy 5th Birthday, CapSciComm!
This month, scientists are getting together in coffee shops, bars, and living rooms around the world to support Puerto Rico’s long-term recovery. The grassroots organization 500 Women Scientists and the nonprofit Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR) are partnering through the "Science Salons for Puerto Rico" Campaign to raise funds to transform science education in the archipelago. … Continue reading CapSciComm + Sac Science Distilled Announce March 21st Benefit for Puerto Rico Science Education
California. Water. The two are intertwined — and communicating their complex relationship is the theme of our next CapSciComm Networking Social! CapSciComm Networking Social: How to Talk Water Thursday, March 8th, 2018 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Kupros 1217 21st Street, Sacramento Please RSVP to help us plan: https://goo.gl/forms/w39ry2vYglUlMXTB3 Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1842960329111360/ As we … Continue reading CapSciComm Networking Social, March 8th: How to Talk Water
Students and early career researchers, are you interested in a science communication career? Then come to our next CapSciComm Networking Social, this February 13th in Davis! CapSciComm Networking Social: Mini-Career Fair! Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. City Hall Tavern 226 F St, Davis Please RSVP to help us plan: https://goo.gl/forms/cZ7QJ2Ykl1vqLiEE3 Share … Continue reading CapSciComm Networking Social, February 13th: Mini-Career Fair!
The UC Davis Chancellor's Colloquium Distinguished Speaker Series with Alan Alda was a hot (and free) ticket, selling out in about two days! We want to help match those still seeking tickets with those who have extra tickets to give up, since many people ordered the maximum of two as precaution. If you need tickets … Continue reading CapSciComm Ticket Exchange: Offer Your Spare Seat to the Alan Alda UC Davis Colloquium
Welcome to 2018, Science Peppers! To kick off the new year, we are rallying folks to attend the second-ever "Sac Science Idol" live show in Midtown Sacramento! CapSciComm Networking Social: Sac Science Idol II! Wednesday, January 17th, 2017 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Idol show: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.) Streets Pub and Grub 1804 … Continue reading CapSciComm Networking Social, January 17th: Sac Science Idol II!
What's on your wishlist for your scicomm journey? How can we rally as a community to help you along the way --- and do our part to keep science spicy in the Capital Region! CapSciComm Networking Social Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. City Hall Tavern 226 F St, Davis Please RSVP … Continue reading CapSciComm Networking Social, Nov. 28th: “All I Want for SciComm Is…”
How can we best communicate environmental science? Where can communications professionals and environmental professionals collaborate and solve challenges in policy, management, and public understanding? This month, we are combining our CapSciComm event with the monthly Green Drinks Sacramento social to meet up and share a drink over these important questions! CapSciComm Networking Social Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:00 … Continue reading CapSciComm Networking Social, Sept. 21st, with Green Drinks Sacramento
Welcome to "The Pepper" --- your semi-regular round-up of science communication news, events, and job leads in the Capital Region and beyond. Send tips and leads to us on Twitter at @CapSciComm, or email capscicomm[at]gmail.com. Our next CapSciComm Science Tour is this coming Sunday! On the evening of August 6th, we'll gather at the Sudwerk Brewing … Continue reading The Pepper: Sacramento Region #SciComm News and Jobs, August 1, 2017
What creatures soar when the sun sets and the dark night rises over the Yolo Causeway? On Interstate 80 between Davis and Sacramento each summer evening, Mexican free-tailed bats emerge in droves to feed for the night. This August, join CapSciComm, NorCal Bats, and the Yolo Basin Foundation for a family-friendly gathering to witness this natural … Continue reading CapSciComm Science Tour, August 6th: Bats of the Yolo Causeway