The need to nurture great scicomm and science literacy in the Sacramento region remains — and you can play your part! Join CapSciComm as a member today, and together, let’s #KeepScienceSpicy for our greater Sacramento region.
Can’t believe it’s that time of year again. Join us this April in Sacramento as we gather for the 6th anniversary of CapSciComm’s founding! And helping us celebrate this birthday happy hour will be our journalist friends from the Sacramento reporters club “No Flacks Allowed” (NFA). Capital Science Communicators Networking Social with NFAThursday, April 11,Continue reading “CapSciComm Networking Social, April 11: Happy Birthday CapSciComm!”
Happy 2019, Science Peppers! Our first CapSciComm events of the year will held in Davis on February 12th, coinciding with the UC Davis Graduate Studies Professional Development Fair. Capital Science Communicators atUC Davis Grad Student and Postdoc Professional Development Fair Tuesday, February 12, 20192:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.UC Davis Student Community Center, Multi-Purpose Room https://grad.ucdavis.edu/professional-development/professional-development-fair Capital Science Communicators Networking SocialTuesday,Continue reading “CapSciComm @ UC Davis, February 12: Grad Studies Fair and Networking Social”
Capital Science Communicators (CapSciComm) is excited to participate in the 2018 Bay-Delta Science Conference! CapSciComm Board Members will be present during the Poster Session & Receptions on both Monday and Tuesday evenings, greeting and meeting all #BDSC2018 attendees interested in the craft of communicating science. CapSciComm at 10th Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference Monday, September 10, 2018 Tuesday, SeptemberContinue reading “CapSciComm Office Hours: #BDSC2018 in Sacramento, September 10-11th”
To meet the rising demand for science café speakers in the Sacramento region, Capital Science Communicators is launching a new professional development series: the CapSciComm #SpiceUpSci Workshop. Taught by CapSciComm Public Science Chair Nick Gray, the series debuts June 17th. Registration is currently open and ends Friday, June 16th. CapSciComm #SpiceUpSci Workshop Saturday, June 17th, 2017 10:00 a.m. toContinue reading “Register for the New CapSciComm #SpiceUpSci Workshop for Scientists, June 17th in Davis”
We all know a picture is worth a thousand words. For scientists and communicators alike, this adage is ever more true in today’s dazzling, visual world of digital media — and leveraging the power of photography in science storytelling is the focus of our CapSciComm Professional Workshop on October 19th! “The Power of the Photographic Image in TellingContinue reading “CapSciComm Professional Workshop, October 19th: Power of the Photographic Image”
Can we communicate science to the public with the panache and creativity of commercial advertising? Is it possible to accurately explain scientific concepts and strike emotional chords with different audiences? If these questions pique your mind, then join us for our CapSciComm Professional Workshop and Networking Social on May 26th! “Getting People to Care About Science” A CapSciComm Professional WorkshopContinue reading “CapSciComm Professional Workshop, May 26th: Getting People to Care About Science”
Are you a student, postdoc, or faculty researcher curious about how science informs policy in the Golden State? Then join us for our first-ever CapSciComm Professional Development Workshop this February! “Science and Scientists Informing Public Policy in California” A Professional Development Workshop WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24th, 2016 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. UC Davis Student Community Center,Continue reading “CapSciComm Professional Workshop, Feb. 24th: Science and Scientists Informing Public Policy in California”