Congratulations to our first cohort of PEWS Graduate Student Affiliates to graduate from UC! Learn about their time at UC, their reflections on their involvement with PEWS, and what’s next for them after graduation. Meg Corcoran, Geosciences PhD I started my journey at UC in the fall of 2019, working on biogeochemistry research focused on … Continue reading PEWS Graduate Student Affiliates: What’s Next?
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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
On October 26th, 2022, PEWS conducted a half-day workshop for all participants at the first All-Hands meeting of the NSF Island Systems Integration Consortium (ISIC) Research Collaboration Network (RCN). The ISIC-RCN aims to bring together scientists from multiple fields of study, including geological, climatological, and biological sciences, to investigate questions of island evolution not answerable … Continue reading PEWS Workshops on Public Engagement with Science
Are you headed to the Philosophy of Science Association Biennial Meeting this week? If so, join PEWS for our workshop, "Pursuing Local Public Engagement as a Philosopher of Science," organized by the PSA’s Outreach and Engagement Committee. This is the second workshop organized by the Outreach and Engagement Committee at PSA Meetings; the first focused … Continue reading PEWS@PSA
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
We are thrilled to announce that the National Science Foundation Innovations in Graduate Education program has awarded the UC Center for Public Engagement with Science (PEWS) funding to support a new interdisciplinary educational sequence for graduate students in public engagement with science. PEWS will receive $500,000 over three years to pilot coursework and internships in … Continue reading NSF Funds UC Graduate Training in Public Engagement with Science
We are very excited to share that PEWS Associate Director Melissa Jacquart has been awarded a Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship, which celebrates and supports faculty in the humanities who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation. Each Fellow receives $50,000 to pursue a public-facing project. The Whiting Public Engagement Program (WPEP) is a distinctive national grant founded to champion the … Continue reading PEWS Associate Director Melissa Jacquart wins Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship
What role can philosophy play in science communication? In an interview with PhilSciComm, Angela Potochnik and Melissa Jacquart discuss the benefits and challenges of philosophers engaging in science communication, as well as describe the Center's upcoming workshop.
Poster by Dr. Jacquart presented at a recent conference. On Friday, January 22, Dr. Melissa Jacquart, an Assistant Professor in the University of Cincinnati’s Philosophy Department and Associate Director of the UC Center for Public Engagement with Science, will be presenting a poster as a part of the Philosophy of Science Association’s 2020/2021 Virtual Poster Forum. Dr. Jacquart will be presenting a poster … Continue reading Philosophy of Science Association Poster Session
Associate Director of the Center for Public Engagement with Science Dr. Melissa Jacquart presented a poster during the Public Engagement with Science conference (PEwS) this week. She discussed a NSF-funded workshop to be hosted by the Center for Public Engagement scheduled for May 2021. This three-day workshop will focus on the role of philosophers of science in science outreach, and will cover science communication, formal education, informal educations, and working with … Continue reading Philosophers of Science as a Part of Engaging the Public in Science