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
Associate Director for the Center for Public Engagement with Science presented as a part of a workshop about how researchers can better communicate science. #scicomm