Public Engagement for Scientists: Realities, Risks, and Rewards

Communicating Science
Thursday, 12 February 2015: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room 210ABEF (San Jose Convention Center)
Scientists involved in public engagement activities—such as participation in public communication, citizen science projects, or social media—may experience a tension between their academic and public engagement identities. Learn practical, research-based insights to understand the realities, risks, and rewards for scientists participating in public engagement.
Bruce V. Lewenstein, Cornell University
Heidi Ballard, , University of California
Engaging the Public through Participation in Scientific Research
Anthony Dudo, University of Texas, Austin
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