CapSciComm Networking Social, October 4th: #SciPol Night with CCST Science Fellows Alumni Network

Government policy is front and center in the Capital Region — and for that reason, CapSciComm strives to host at least one policy-focused event each year! Join us this October for a #scipol-themed happy hour, co-hosted by the CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellows Alumni Network! CapSciComm Networking Social with CCST Science Fellows Alumni NetworkContinue reading “CapSciComm Networking Social, October 4th: #SciPol Night with CCST Science Fellows Alumni Network”

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CapSciComm Networking Social, July 20th: #SciPolicy and #SciPolJobs

This July, we invite anyone working at the intersection of science and policy to meet up for our mixer, co-hosted by the CCST Science Fellows Alumni Network!

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

Presidential Debate Bingo Night, Sept. 26th (aka POTUS Candidates Oral Defense 2016)

‘Tis the season for elections and academics — so let us plant our nonpartisan tongue firmly in sarcastic cheek, and gather to observe the clash of policy, science, and the media that is the First Presidential Debate! Presidential Debate Bingo Night aka P.O.T.U.S. Candidates Oral Defense 2016 Monday, September 26th, 2016 6:00 p.m. Debate StartContinue reading “Presidential Debate Bingo Night, Sept. 26th (aka POTUS Candidates Oral Defense 2016)”