Career Directions in Science Communications

“Career Directions in Science Communications”

Panel moderated by Ben Young Landis, Fall 2015 Alumni-In-Residence

Friday, 10/2

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.



Whether you’re considering communication as a skill for your research career toolkit, or contemplating it as a new professional vocation, we’ll discuss ways to explore this exciting field in this lunchtime panel.

Come meet representatives from the Science Communicators of North Carolina (SCONC), a network of writers, creatives, and public relations professionals working in the sciences. Learn about the professional opportunities available here in the Research Triangle region, and get tips about how to improve your “scicomm savvy” and media engagement strategies.



Karl Leif Bates, Director of Research Communications
Duke University Office of News & Communications

Dr. Eleanor Spicer Rice, Principal
Verdant Word

E-Ching Lee, Managing Editor
North Carolina Sea Grant Coastwatch Magazine

Fenella Saunders (Trinity ‘95), Managing Editor
Sigma Xi American Scientist Magazine



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