Noodles of Thought: CapSciComm, CCST Science Fellows host #SEJ2016 ‘beat dinner’

Where do you get scientific information that you trust? Who defines scientific consensus? How do you pick out consensus from misinformation? Where does the line blur between information versus advocacy --- for scientists and journalists alike? Deep questions like this are best asked over beer --- and so we did --- last night at Ramen House RaiJin with an intellectual … Continue reading Noodles of Thought: CapSciComm, CCST Science Fellows host #SEJ2016 ‘beat dinner’

The Pepper: Sacramento Region #SciComm News | September 21, 2016

The Pepper September 21, 2016 The Capital Science Communicators Board of Officers would like to officially welcome the Society of Environmental Journalists to Sacramento. Environmental writers from around the country are in town this week to attend the SEJ 26th Annual Conference. Hosted by Capital Public Radio and UC Davis, the SEJ 2016 conference is a rare opportunity to … Continue reading The Pepper: Sacramento Region #SciComm News | September 21, 2016

“Sac Science Distilled” Brings Brains to Bars on Sacramento Grid

A new evening entertainment option is about to set sail on the Sacramento Grid --- the new Sac Science Distilled series will premiere at Old Ironsides on Wednesday, September 21st at 6:00 p.m. Sac Science Distilled (online: www.facebook.com/sacsciencedistilled) is the latest science café series to launch in the greater Sacramento region. Part of a popular international movement, organizers of science cafés and cafés scientifiques … Continue reading “Sac Science Distilled” Brings Brains to Bars on Sacramento Grid

The Pepper: Sacramento Region #SciComm News | August 14, 2016

The Pepper August 14, 2016   Our congratulations to UC Davis ecologist Shahla Farzan on fully transitioning to a public radio career! While completing her doctoral work, Farzan had been learning the ropes with Capital Public Radio and other media outlets. She is now based in Homer, Alaska, reporting for KBBI AM 890 — "the southern … Continue reading The Pepper: Sacramento Region #SciComm News | August 14, 2016

The Pepper: Sacramento Region #SciComm News | June 26, 2016

The Pepper June 26, 2016 We're back in Sacramento for our next CapSciComm Networking Social! Join us this Wednesday, June 29th for the Capital Region's only mixer for professionals and students in science communications! Whether you're in journalism, PR, creative, policy, outreach, or research, come celebrate the third anniversary of Capital Science Communicators as we raise our glasses at New … Continue reading The Pepper: Sacramento Region #SciComm News | June 26, 2016

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

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

The Pepper: Sacramento region #scicomm news for week of April 3, 2016

The Pepper April 3, 2016 We've had some fantastic CapSciComm events to kick off 2016. Check out some photos from our Networking Social with CCST Science Fellows in January; our Professional Development Workshop on State Science Policy at UC Davis in February; and our CapSciComm Science Tour at the Sacramento Zoo in March! News about News: The Nieman … Continue reading The Pepper: Sacramento region #scicomm news for week of April 3, 2016

The Pepper: Sacramento region #scicomm news for week of February 21, 2016

The Pepper February 21, 2016 Are you a student, postdoc, or faculty researcher curious about how science informs policy in the Golden State? Then join us for our first-ever CapSciComm Professional Development Workshop this coming Wednesday, February 24th! Join CapSciComm Professional Development Chair Candace Spier Bever and Capitol Chair Dharia McGrew for an exciting panel discussing how scientists can … Continue reading The Pepper: Sacramento region #scicomm news for week of February 21, 2016

Capital Science Communicators in 2016: New Board, New Friends, New Possibilities

The Pepper January 3, 2016 Welcome to a special issue of 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.com. Whether 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, … Continue reading Capital Science Communicators in 2016: New Board, New Friends, New Possibilities