Science Training for Journalists
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2017 Annual Workshop | Workshop Fellows | View Past Workshop Programs | Alumni The University of Rhode Island’s Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting has awarded fellowships to ten journalists to attend its 19th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists. The Metcalf Fellows, chosen from a highly competitive pool of applicants representing 44… [ Continue Reading ]
Two years after the worst oil spill in U.S. history sent 200 million of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, Nigel D’souza (then a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University), was among a consortium of U.S scientists studying the spill’s impact on the ecosystem. Now a postdoctoral fellow in aquatic microbial ecology at the… [ Continue Reading ]
You’re a scientist working on cutting-edge research that could inform future policies and regulations on important issues. So how do you get your work in the hands of decision makers? Metcalf Institute held a SciComm Exchange, supported by Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR, at Brown University, April 11, to help researchers engage the state’s policymakers and… [ Continue Reading ]