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SCR Inaugural Science Communication Winter Research Forum

Friday, February 7 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Crater Lake Rooms
1395 University Street, Eugene, OR 97403

Join the Center for Science Communication Research (SCR) for its inaugural Winter Science Communication Research Forum.

The research forum will highlight interdisciplinary UO science communication research while providing a venue to foster future research collaborations across campus.

During the forum, you will hear from UO faculty engaged in research and teaching in the science of science communication. The forum will host four-minute elevator talks from SCR associates and other UO faculty on science communication, short talks on ongoing science communication training and research, and a poster session with appetizers and drinks.

The SCR will also be auctioning off two copies of the "Oxford Handbook of The Science of Science Communication," edited by internationally renowned science communication expert, Dr. Kathleen Hall Jamieson at the beginning of the event. Must be present to win.

Elevator talk speakers:

  • Carl Bybee, School of Journalism and Communication
  • Troy Elias, School of Journalism and Communication
  • Andrew Nelson, Lundquist College of Business
  • Hollie Smith, School of Journalism and Communication

Presentation speakers:

  • Mark Blaine, School of Journalism and Communication
  • Autumn Shafer, School of Journalism and Communication


1:00 – Introduction and SCR book lottery

1:10 – Elevator talks

1:35 – Presentations

2:00 – Poster session

This event is cosponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPRI), the Data Science Initiative, and the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact.

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