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

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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’

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

Science + State Policy: CapSciComm Networking Social on Jan. 20th in Sacramento

We're back! Join us for the Sacramento region’s only monthly meetup for professionals and students in journalism, PR, creative, policy, and public outreach, working at the intersection of science, health, and technology! Capital Science Communicators Networking Social Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 3 Fires Lounge 1501 L St, Sacramento, California 95814 Free to attend … Continue reading Science + State Policy: CapSciComm Networking Social on Jan. 20th in Sacramento

Science Policy in California: A Special @CapSciComm Networking Social on January 27th

Our monthly science communicators happy hours are back! This January, we're meeting up with colleagues who are bridging the world of research with state government policy: Capital Science Communicators Networking Social Featuring the CCST Science and Technology Policy Fellows Tuesday, January 27, 2015 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. de Vere’s Irish Pub (in the back room) 1521 L Street, Sacramento 95814 Free … Continue reading Science Policy in California: A Special @CapSciComm Networking Social on January 27th