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Researchers Sharpen Their Writing Skills

Nearly 30 Rhode Island researchers left Metcalf Institute’s Science Communication Workshop at the University of Rhode Island’s Providence campus better prepared to write for influential audiences. The workshop, supported by Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR, helped participants build their confidence in writing grant proposals, conference abstracts, and manuscripts for scientific and non-scientific audiences, draft news releases… [ Continue Reading ]


Spotlight on Metcalf Alumni: Brett Walton

Seventeenth century-author Thomas Fuller once said, “We never know the worth of water til the well runs dry. It’s a sentiment Brett Walton can relate to as a reporter for Circle of Blue for the past six years. The online news organization was founded by journalists and scientists focused on the world’s water sources and… [ Continue Reading ]

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Power Sector in the Hot Seat: Challenges, Opportunities & Goals for Reducing Carbon Emissions

Seminar Home | Seminar Agenda | Climate Change and the News September 21, 2016 8:30 – 5:00 p.m. (breakfast and lunch included) Society of Environmental Journalists Annual Conference Double Tree by Hilton Hotel 2001 Point West Way Sacramento, California . On the heels of the sweeping climate change agreement reached at the 2015 Paris climate… [ Continue Reading ]