The monthly CapSciComm meetups continue, this time in Davis! We will be hanging out at Three Mile Brewing Co. in Davis on Tuesday, March 8 from 6-8pm! Come grab a beer and chat with fellow students, journalists, scientists, and scicomm enthusiasts! This is a great opportunity to network other folks in the local scicomm community.Continue reading “March Meetup in Davis!”
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Hello! After a brief hiatus, CapSciComm is back! We’ll be having monthly socials throughout 2022 on the second Tuesday of each month, starting with this Tuesday, Feb 8 at Golden Road Brewing in Sacramento from 6:30-8pm! We are so excited to kick this off for the year, see familiar faces, and new ones. Come meetContinue reading “February Meetup!”
Fall Meetup at Golden Road in Midtown
Come meet up with CapSciComm friends at Golden Road Brewing in Sacramento on Tuesday, November 16 from 7-9pm! We will be catching up on the past couple months and revisiting board elections. Food and drinks will be available at the venue, and we will be meeting at tables outside. Anyone is welcome, and we hopeContinue reading “Fall Meetup at Golden Road in Midtown”
Meetup at the Park with CapSciComm
We are so excited to host an in-person outdoors meetup on Wednesday, August 18th from 5-7pm PDT at Central Park in Davis! This is during the Davis Farmer’s Market (3-6pm), so there will be food trucks and beverages for purchase. Elections for the CapSciComm executive board will be taking place soon, and we would loveContinue reading “Meetup at the Park with CapSciComm”
CapSciComm presents “Getting to the Heart of Science Communication: in conversation with Faith Kearns”
The field of science communication is constantly changing. In her new book “Getting to the Heart of Science Communication: A Guide to Effective Engagement,” author and science communicator Faith Kearns addresses issues that science communicators have faced or may, and what the future of the field should look like. CapSciComm will be hosting a guidedContinue reading “CapSciComm presents “Getting to the Heart of Science Communication: in conversation with Faith Kearns””
CapSciComm’s 8th Birthday Party!
You’re invited! Capscicomm turns 8 years old on April 12, 2021, and we want to celebrate with our community. Please join us for a virtual birthday party on Thursday, April 22 at 7-9pm PST via Zoom! We will be hosting “8”-themed trivia, featuring questions about arachnids, cephalopods, lunar phases, and more. There will also beContinue reading “CapSciComm’s 8th Birthday Party!”
Movie Night! Come watch Behind the Curve with CapSciComm!
We had a lot of fun watching My Octopus Teacher with you all, so we’re keeping the movie night train going! On Thursday, February 4 at 7pm, we will host a viewing of Behind the Curve, a film that documents the flat-Earth movement and those who believe in this fallacious theory. We hope you canContinue reading “Movie Night! Come watch Behind the Curve with CapSciComm!”
CapSciComm Holiday Party, Tues Dec 29!
Hey everyone! To celebrate the holiday season, we’ll be getting together for a big (virtual) celebration on Tuesday, December 29 from 7-9pm PST. Come join in the festivities with fellow scientists, journalists, students, policy makers, and other communicators as we close 2020 with a celebration with something for everyone! We’ll facilitate activities throughout the night!Continue reading “CapSciComm Holiday Party, Tues Dec 29!”
Five Minute Science, Tues Dec 8
CapSciComm presents our first ever “Five-Minute Science,” on Tuesday, December 8 from 7-9pm PST. This is your chance to practice your public speaking skills in a relaxed environment of your peers. For our inaugural event, our theme will be “History of Discovery”. Your task is to craft a brief talk on the personal struggle ofContinue reading “Five Minute Science, Tues Dec 8”
Virtual Movie Night Nov 22: My Octopus Teacher
Tired of thinking about and living through a pandemic in the human world? Wish you were swimming in the ocean with an octopus buddy? Now you can pretend you are for an hour and a half with CapSciComm! On Sunday, November 22 at 7pm PST, join us for a virtual viewing of My Octopus Teacher,Continue reading “Virtual Movie Night Nov 22: My Octopus Teacher”