Community Partnerships for Sustainability Video

On Friday April 15, the Center for Public Engagement with Science hosted the Community Partnership for Sustainability event to highlight the efforts of local organizations working on issues of sustainability. Presenters included Oliver Kroner from the City of Cincinnati’s Office of Environment and Sustainability; Connie O’Connor, Education Director for the Cincinnati Nature Center; Melinda Kruyer, … Continue reading Community Partnerships for Sustainability Video

Careers in Public Engagement with Science Panel – April 26

Join us from 12-1:30pm on Tuesday, April 26th for the PEWS Careers in Public Engagement with Science panel! This virtual event will showcase a variety of career paths for STEM, Humanities, and Social Science undergraduate and graduate students interested in public engagement with science. Presenters will discuss their career paths and answer questions about working … Continue reading Careers in Public Engagement with Science Panel – April 26

Community Partnership for Sustainability Event – April 15

On Friday, April 15, UC's Center for Public Engagement with Science is hosting a Community Partnership for Sustainability event, a unique opportunity for Cincinnati-area researchers, faculty, and students to connect with community partners working in sustainability. The virtual event from 12–2pm features presentations by community organizations and is followed by an in-person networking reception from … Continue reading Community Partnership for Sustainability Event – April 15

Cincinnati’s Informal Science Education Ecosystem

‘Informal science education,’ or ISE, occurs in community settings when scientific findings or concepts are presented to segments of the public, often in relatively brief encounters. Think of activities and demonstrations on the museum floor, for example, or animal encounters at a zoo. For academic scientists and other researchers interested in public outreach, informal science … Continue reading Cincinnati’s Informal Science Education Ecosystem

Into The Woods: Cincinnati Nature Center

For over 50 years, the Cincinnati Nature Center (CNC) has aimed to inspire people, especially children, to enter nature and explore. Children have innate fascination and curiosity surrounding nature; CNC has a history of fostering this fascination and of getting children and adults alike “into the woods.” In 2020, students in our course Public Engagement … Continue reading Into The Woods: Cincinnati Nature Center