—Postdocs Wanted For Communication Course “” Chemistry postdocs interested in becoming leaders in communicating chemistry are invited to apply for a spot in the Chemistry Communication Leadership Institute, which will be held on Sept. 15–19 in Seattle. The institute is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, ACS, and the University of Washington. This weeklong course will prepare early-career scientists to communicate chemistry more effectively to general audiences, journalists, and policymakers. Topics will include handling media interviews, writing press releases, pitching freelance articles, writing for the Web, explaining science to nonscientist audiences, and interacting with science journalists.
by Linda Raber |
June 29, 2009