A @CapSciComm tweetup Feb 13th: Using Social Media to Promote Your Research (#UCDSocMed)

CapSciComm colleague Dr. Holly Bik will be hosting the next Capital Science Communicators event! A postdoctoral associate with the UC Davis Center for Population Biology, Bik is the coauthor of the recent PLOS Biology article “An Introduction to Social Media for Scientists” (doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001535). Capital Science Communicators Networking Social Thursday, February 13, 2014 7 p.m. deContinue reading “A @CapSciComm tweetup Feb 13th: Using Social Media to Promote Your Research (#UCDSocMed)”

CapSciComm colleagues gather in Davis for November happy hour, @JoePalca visit

Last Thursday, the Capital Science Communicators met up at the 3rd and U Cafe in Davis in a “pregame” social — catching up with one another before walking over to the UC Davis campus for a public lecture by National Public Radio science reporter Joe Palca. The November gathering saw CapSciComm colleagues from university, federal government,Continue reading “CapSciComm colleagues gather in Davis for November happy hour, @JoePalca visit”

JOBS: @D_Enterprise seeking enviro/ag/business reporter (Davis, CA)

(h/t CapSciComm colleagues Pam Kan-Rice, Brenda Dawson and Cory Golden) “The Davis Enterprise is hunting for two energetic, confident reporters ready to join an experienced, supportive staff on the best small community newspaper in California. We have full-time openings for both a city hall reporter and a reporter covering the environment, agriculture and business. Successful applicantsContinue reading “JOBS: @D_Enterprise seeking enviro/ag/business reporter (Davis, CA)”

EVENTS: “Can a Video Game Cure Disease” – Davis Science Café on Nov 13th

(h/t CapSciComm colleague Brenda Dawson) “Can a Video Game Cure Disease? Re-engineering Natural Systems to Solve Today’s Problems” is the subject of the next Science Café in Davis. The gathering, at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Crepeville, 330 Third St. in downtown Davis, will feature a conversation with Justin Siegel, assistant professor of biochemistryContinue reading “EVENTS: “Can a Video Game Cure Disease” – Davis Science Café on Nov 13th”

Sept 19: @CapSciComm Science Communicators Meetup in Davis!

Whatever you’d like to call it — networking social, meetup, tweetup, happy hour — the Capital Science Communicators will be getting together once again, on September 19th in Davis! Capital Science Communicators Networking Social Thursday, September 19, 2013 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. de Vere’s Irish Pub 217 E Street, Davis, CA 95616 No-host bar/foodContinue reading “Sept 19: @CapSciComm Science Communicators Meetup in Davis!”

Capital Science Communicators Networking Social on July 18 in Davis

CapSciComm friends — it’s time for another meetup, this time rotating to Davis! Capital Science Communicators Networking Social Thursday, July 18, 2013 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. de Vere’s Irish Pub 217 E Street, Davis, CA 95616 No-host bar/food Suggested donation at door We had a wonderful night out in Sacramento in June at ourContinue reading “Capital Science Communicators Networking Social on July 18 in Davis”