Event Highlights: Careers in Public Engagement with Science Panel

On April 26, over 45 people joined us for the virtual Careers in Public Engagement with Science event to hear Cincinnati-area professionals talk about their careers working with the public or on issues of public concern. Read on for panel highlights, or click here to jump to the recording of the panel discussion at the … Continue reading Event Highlights: Careers in Public Engagement with Science Panel

PEWS Associate Director Melissa Jacquart wins Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship

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

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

PEWS Needs Your Support

We are excited to announce the launch of the Center for Public Engagement with Science donation page! Please consider making a gift to PEWS. Donations will help support student internships with PEWS, local Cincinnati events about science, and interdisciplinary research into effective public engagement with science. DONATE NOW PEWS started less than five years ago … Continue reading PEWS Needs Your Support

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

Meet Meg Corcoran, new PEWS Social Media and Web Coordinator

Meg Corcoran is a third year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geology at UC who is excited to share her excitement for public engagement with science this year with the UC Center for Public Engagement with Science (PEWS) community. Her research focuses on using the stable isotope biogeochemistry to understand how climate change will … Continue reading Meet Meg Corcoran, new PEWS Social Media and Web Coordinator

Miss the interview? Dr. Sarah Richardson discusses The Maternal Imprint

Curious about the maternal-fetal relationship? How does the environment, including the stresses on, the behavior of, and the health of the woman during the gestational period affect the fetus? Are there any long-term effects? How have these effects changed through history? In early September, we hosted Dr. Sarah Richardson, Professor of the History of Science … Continue reading Miss the interview? Dr. Sarah Richardson discusses The Maternal Imprint