Scientist Motivations, Support, and Challenges for Public Engagement

Communicating Science
Thursday, February 16, 2017: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Ballroom A (Hynes Convention Center)
Community and public engagement are increasingly common areas of interest for scientific institutions. This session will share practical models, large and small, of organizations that have implemented policies or practices to enable scientists’ participation in various forms of engagement. What tools, training, contacts, connections, and other resources increase scientists’ ability to engage?
Emily Cloyd, AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology
Jessica Sickler, J. Sickler Consulting, LLC
Tracey Holloway, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, University of Wisconsin
Connecting NASA Data With User Needs: A Case Study in Public Engagement
Ezra Markowitz, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Promoting Meaningful Public Engagement: How and Why to Get Scientists Involved
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