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6 Tips for Launching an Environmental Start-Up
How do we science? / Scientists in Action!

6 Tips for Launching an Environmental Start-Up

Most science grad students can probably make more sense of genetic code or symbol-laden equations than phrases like “intellectual property” and “capital investments.”  In a world awash with environmental problems though, there is sizable demand for individuals who are willing to make the leap from bench to business.  UNC’s Institute of Marine Sciences recently hosted … Continue reading

Climate Change Communication 101
Energy, News, and Climate / Science and Communication

Climate Change Communication 101

Scientists have been talking about global climate change for years, but sometimes it seems like we are speaking a language that no one else understands (otherwise, there would have been major changes by now, right??). Well it turns out, we have been speaking a foreign language. Most scientists are familiar with Climate Change 101, but … Continue reading

SciREN Triangle 2014– Inaugural scientist/ educator networking event in Raleigh, NC
How do we science? / Science and Communication / Scientists in Action!

SciREN Triangle 2014– Inaugural scientist/ educator networking event in Raleigh, NC

On Thursday November 13th, 2014 the first annual SciREN Triangle workshop took place. This event was hosted by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. SciREN (The Scientific Research and Education Network) is an outreach organization run entirely by graduate students. It has its roots in marine sciences and graduate students from Duke … Continue reading