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Fellows Leave Workshop With Stories, Skills and Confidence

  “My head is alive with so many ideas,” said freelance reporter Kate Siber as she headed home after an intensive week at Metcalf Institute’s 18th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO). She was one of ten Fellows selected to attend the workshop, which… [ Continue Reading ]

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Spotlight on Metcalf Alumni: Rebecca Williams

Metcalf Institute alumna Rebecca Williams has been immersed in one of the worst public health crises in recent history, the exposure of 100,000 Flint, Michigan residents to lead in their drinking water. Michigan Radio, where Williams has been reporting for the past sixteen years, was among the first local news outlets to cover the disaster…. [ Continue Reading ]

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Science Communication Workshop: Writing for Influential Audiences

July 20, 2016 10 am – 4:30 pm (lunch included) URI Feinstein Campus 80 Washington Street Providence, RI Space is limited. Register here by July 15th. Writing is an essential skill for researchers. Whether you are preparing a manuscript for publication, a grant proposal, or a conference abstract, clear and compelling writing is always needed…. [ Continue Reading ]