We are thrilled to announce that the UC Center for Public Engagement with Science has initiated a new interdisciplinary book series with Cambridge University Press: Elements in Public Engagement with Science. The series will be edited by PEWS Director Angela Potochnik and PEWS Associate Director Melissa Jacquart, together with a multidisciplinary and international editorial board. … Continue reading New Book Series: Elements in Public Engagement with Science
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Kristen Urasek is a graduate intern with the UC Center for Public Engagement with Science (PEWS) this academic year. Kristen’s Public Engagement Journey Kristen’s journey in public engagement with science began at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in Zoo Crew, with their teen volunteer program. As an education volunteer, Kristen interpreted educational content to audiences of … Continue reading Meet Kristen Urasek, New PEWS Graduate Intern
A poster related to genomics and ancestry created by PEWS students in partnership with Cincinnati Children's hospital. Graduate students from the Public Engagement with Science Course partnered with Cincinnati Children's Center for Pediatric Genomics and the National Human Genomic Research Institute (NHGRI) to produce informational panels (posters) for a local exhibit on the human genome. … Continue reading Genomics Partnership with Cincinnati Children’s, NHGRI, and the Smithsonian
A team of students in the Public Engagement with Science Graduate Course this past semester partnered with the UC Field Station to create a science kit focused on local fossils. The Discover Fossils of Ohio kit contains materials and activities for introducing students to some of Ohio’s major fossil groups, as well as techniques and classification systems that scientists use to study fossils.
Image shows a psychedelic mix of color What do you know about psychedelics? A group from the Public Engagement with Science Graduate Course has partnered with the Mercantile Library to host a discussion of Michael Pollan’s book, How To Change Your Mind. The virtual discussion will take place on May 18th, focusing on the science … Continue reading Virtual Discussion About the Science of Psychedelics
Students practice sharing science with the public at the Cincinnati Museum Center On Monday the Cincinnati Museum Center welcomed the Public Engagement with Science class. Students learned about the most effective practices in informal science education. In addition, they got to try out their new knowledge by doing science demonstrations with actual museum visitors. Brian … Continue reading Sharing Science Workshop at the Cincinnati Museum Center