The Department of Geosciences at University of Cincinnati is excited to announce a new outreach program, Science Harvest, in partnership with the Northside Farmer’s Market in Cincinnati. Graduate students from the department will bring hands-on activities to share their expertise and have conversations with people of all ages who visit the market. Topics will include … Continue reading Learn geology at the Northside Farmer’s Market
PEWS is excited to introduce four new interns and Sustainability Fellows for the academic year 2022-2023. With the support of UC Research2030, PEWS has named Dylan Carter (Anthropology) and Ahmad Khan (Civil Engineering) as Sustainability Fellows, and Collin Lucken (Philosophy, Engineering) as Video & Media Coordinator and Sarah Yaser (Neuroscience) as Web & Social Media Coordinator. … Continue reading Introducing 2022-2023 PEWS Interns and Sustainability Fellows
My journey with science communication began in my junior year pursuing an undergraduate degree in Medical Sciences. I was applying for the Goldwater Scholarship after an impactful experience studying endometriosis in Dr. Katherine Burns’s lab. The Goldwater application process required me to envision myself as a future scientist, a career path I hadn’t fully considered … Continue reading UC Medical Sciences Student Finds Science Communication
Please join our community partner Cincinnati Nature Center for a series of online talks: Conservation Changemakers. These compelling speakers are changing the conversation about our environment, making an impact in their communities, and thinking about how to make nature more accessible and equitable for all. Events will occur on Zoom; preregistration is required to access … Continue reading Conservation Changemakers Speaker Series
I am pursuing a PhD in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Cincinnati with an emphasis on climate change. As I begin my fourth and final year at UC, I have started to reflect on my past experiences here, not only my research and studies but also the interdisciplinary work I have been … Continue reading Career Goals in Science and Climate Change Outreach
This Wednesday, September 7, PEWS Director Angela Potochnik will speak at Science on Tap, a monthly event held at Urban Artifact. Join us at 6:00 pm for this free event in the Radio Artifact Studio at Urban Artifact. Potochnik will talk about why it is important to understand how science works (its methods, interaction with … Continue reading Science on Tap – Sept. 7
On Thursday, September 15, join UC's Center for Public Engagement with Science for a panel discussion about how research from a range of disciplines can lead to community change, policy, and other tangible outcomes.
The School of Education at the University of Cincinnati is exploring how to best serve local K-12 formal and community educators in the rapidly growing field of sustainability education. Details: Who: K-12 educators (formal, informal) interested in sustainability education. What: Focus group to explore work, needs, and interests regarding sustainability education and how UC can … Continue reading UC Engagement with Local K-12 Educators: Sustainability Education for Urban Solutions Focus Group
Beginning the third year of my graduate program, I was focused on completing the program requirements and progressing in my research. This singular focus on my academic work totally consumed my time and energy. In the rush towards my goals of becoming a candidate and finishing my program, my other interests fell to the wayside. … Continue reading Rediscovering Public Engagement and Interdisciplinarity
Do you know of an upcoming community event about science? Are there outreach resources that you want to shared with interested individuals? Is your company or institution hiring for a position related in some way to public engagement with science? We want to hear from you! Part of our work here at the UC Center … Continue reading Share your announcements and events with us!