In 2018, Capital Science Communicators (CapSciComm) celebrated five years of community building and career encouragement in California’s Capital Region — Sacramento, Davis, and beyond. When we launched in April 2013, we set out to connect local science communicators with resources and networks for professional advancement, whether you were a professional or a student, working in … Continue reading #KeepScienceSpicy: Capital Science Communicators Celebrates Five Years in Sacramento
Members of our CapSciComm community will be making their presence felt at the ScienceWriters2018 (www.sciencewriters2018.org), the annual workshop of the National Association of Science Writers (NASW), held this October 12-16 in Washington, D.C. at George Washington University. Over this past year, I have been working with our colleagues in California and in other states on a pair of … Continue reading Capital Science Communicators Unite D.C. “Congress” and Celebrate Board Member Award This #SciWri18
The Pepper July 19, 2015 Welcome to the first issue of The Pepper! This is our experiment for an official newsletter format, to keep everyone updated on science communications news and events in and around the Capital Region. Send your updates to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we'll try for a weekly publication schedule and go from there. Whether … Continue reading The Pepper: Sacramento meetup scheduled for July 29th
Science communicators in Northern California are about to get a taste of the global stage. San Francisco has won the bid as the location for the 2017 World Conference of Science Journalists, the flagship event of the World Federation of Science Journalists. The decision was announced June 10th during the 9th World Conference in Seoul, South … Continue reading Northern California chosen to host 2017 World Conference of Science Journalists
The popular public series Davis Science Café will serve up a conversation on "Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food" at its next event on December 10th. “Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food” Davis Science Café Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. VENUE CHANGE: de Vere's Irish Pub in Davis, CA … Continue reading Davis Science Café on December 10th: Dr @PCRonald Serves Up the Future of Food
A heads up that conference registration for the 2013 annual conference of the National Association of Science Writers (NASW) ends on Wednesday, October 16. This year's conference is November 1-5, at Gainesville, Florida. Rates for members, nonmembers and students are listed here: http://www.sciencewriters2013.org/register About the Conference: The annual ScienceWriters meeting is a joint meeting of the National Association … Continue reading EVENTS: #SciWri13 conference registration ends Oct. 16
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/food … Continue reading Sept 19: @CapSciComm Science Communicators Meetup in Davis!
Capital Science Communicators is now listed with the National Association of Science Writers (NASW). CapSciComm now appears on the "Local Science Writing Groups" page on the NASW website (http://www.nasw.org/local-science-writing-groups), joining a network of science communicators groups from around the United States. The Summer 2013 issue of ScienceWriters, the membership magazine of NASW, also announces the arrival … Continue reading Capital Science Communicators Added to @ScienceWriters Family