Upcoming Talks: Science Communication at a Crossroads
Readers in DC, New York City, and several other locations may be interested in turning out for talks I will be giving over the coming months. Details on dates, sponsors, and locations are below (the last still pending).
Science Communication Re-Considered: Key Issues for 2009 and Beyond
Monday, Nov. 17, 6pm
1200 New York Ave., NW
*For DC science policy community, RSVP here.
Communicating Science in a Changing World
Thurs, Dec. 4, 7pm
New York Academy of Sciences
Free to the public
Science Communication at a Crossroads
Thurs. Feb. 5, 2009
Science, Technology, and Society Lecture Series
Virginia Commonwealth University
Reporting on Climate Change: The Media and Public Understanding
Tues. Feb. 10
American Museum of Natural History, New York City
With Bud Ward of Yale Climate Forum, Andrew Revkin of the NY Times, Bill Blakemore of ABC News, and Diane Hawkins-Cox of CNN.
Annual Picard Lecture
March (date pending)
Health Law Institute
University of Alberta, Canada
International poker champion Liv Boeree teaches decision-making for Big Think Edge.
The way that you think about stress can actually transform the effect that it has on you – and others.
- Stress is contagious, and the higher up in an organization you are the more your stress will be noticed and felt by others.
- Kelly McGonigal teaches "Reset your mindset to reduce stress" for Big Think Edge.
- Subscribe to Big Think Edge before we launch on March 30 to get 20% off monthly and annual memberships.
Tracking project establishes northern Argentina is wintering ground of Swainson's hawks
- Watch these six dots move across the map and be moved yourself: this is a story about coming of age, discovery, hardship, death and survival.
- Each dot is a tag attached to the talon of a Swainson's Hawk. We follow them on their very first migration, from northern California all the way down to Argentina.
- After one year, only one is still alive.
These quick bursts of inspiration will brighten your day in 10 minutes or less.
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