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Sketchnote: Managing Your Online Profile

Catherine Pratt, Ph.D. produced this summary of the July 30, 2012 Science Communication Workshop for Rhode Island graduate students. See more of Dr. Pratt’s work on her website.


Sketchnote: Science Blogging

Katie Pratt, Ph.D. produced this summary of the July 30, 2012 Science Communication Workshop for Rhode Island graduate students. See more of Dr. Pratt’s work on her website.                                                      … [ Continue Reading ]


Sketchnote: Bora Zivkovic Lecture

Catherine Pratt produced this summary of the July 30, 2012, lecture by Bora Zivkovic, former blogs editor of Scientific American. See more of Dr. Pratt’s work on her website.  


Legacy of RI Reporter Honored With New Metcalf Seminar Series

NARRAGANSETT, RI – August 7, 2012 – For many reporters in Rhode Island and beyond, Peter B. Lord was a teacher, mentor and standard-bearer for excellence in environmental reporting.  Given Lord’s decades of experience building knowledge of regional environmental issues, cultivating diverse sources, and learning the science behind those stories, his death in April 2012… [ Continue Reading ]


Leading Science Blogger Shares Tools and Tips

July 30, 2012 It’s not rocket science, but effective use of social media is essential to communicating scientific research to a broad audience.  That was the focus of a workshop hosted by Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting in partnership with Rhode Island NSF Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research and Rhode Island Sea Grant… [ Continue Reading ]