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!”

Five Minute Science: How Do We Know…?

CapSciComm invites you to join us for our second installment of Five Minute Science, on Wednesday March 17, from 12-1pm PST! The theme is “How Do We Know…?” Speakers will give a succinct talk on a scientific topic, the results of which may be considered common knowledge, but the discovery of which may not be.Continue reading “Five Minute Science: How Do We Know…?”

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”

Virtual Social on Tuesday October 20: Meet the new board and learn about CapSciComm committees!

Hello science communicators! We are pleased to present and facilitate an online social on Tuesday, October 20 from 7-9pm PDT. This will be an awesome opportunity to get to know the new Executive Board and network with fellow scientists, students, writers, policy makers, and journalists! Our theme during this social will be discussing the newContinue reading “Virtual Social on Tuesday October 20: Meet the new board and learn about CapSciComm committees!”