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Inclusive Science Outreach

Inclusive Science Outreach encompasses the breadth of science communication, community engagement, and educational efforts around scientific topics in ways that are inclusive for all.
Mentorship Handbook
Navigate through the basics of mentoring by mapping out actionable steps, prioritizing communication and establishing norms
Navigate through the basics of mentoring by mapping out actionable steps, prioritizing communication and establishing norms
Mobilizing Mentorship
A summarized compilation of resources surrounding theoretical frameworks and best practices in mentorship designed for individual reflection or group discussion
A summarized compilation of resources surrounding theoretical frameworks and best practices in mentorship designed for individual reflection or group discussion
Continued Learning for Mentors
A place for mentors to dive deeper into their practice by learning inclusivity best practices, challenging norms in science and developing professional skills
A place for mentors to dive deeper into their practice by learning inclusivity best practices, challenging norms in science and developing professional skills
Outreach and Engagement
Resources to reinforce and improve on inclusive, effective outreach and engagement
We are constantly learning from others to improve our outreach and engagement efforts – take a look and see if something can help you, too
Mentorship Toolkit
Whether you’re a seasoned mentor or just getting started, our mentorship toolkit is your spot to level up in your mentoring
Whether you’re a seasoned mentor or just getting started, our mentorship toolkit is your spot to level up in your mentoring. Use our resources to further your professional development, model best practices in mentoring, establish healthy norms with your mentee and more!
Case Studies of Programs
Examples of high quality, context-specific science outreach programs and projects
Showcasing examples of high quality, context-specific science outreach programs and projects through case studies
RockEDU Perspectives
Ideas to spark conversation on science outreach
Our approaches to science outreach come from synthesizing many perspectives and dimensions of public engagement, education, business strategy, and more. These ideas are presented here informally to spark conversation and thinking in new ways.
SciOut Community
SciOut is a grassroots movement to connect our community, with outputs representing a summation of perspectives held by individual science outreach professionals from a diversity of contexts
SciOut18
Science Outreach 2018: Models, Methods and Measures
SciOut18 was the inaugural un-conference of the SciOut initiative. Over 100 scientists, educators, and outreach professionals met to connect, swap expertise, and support each other in our work.
SciOut Survey 2020
A survey to capture the perceptions of outreach in academia
What is the perceived value of science outreach within scientific communities? What motivates people to participate in science outreach? Learn about our NSF-supported study aimed at uncovering answers to these questions
Initiatives

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Photography: Frank Veronsky
Tools & Skills| BIOME

How to Write a Letter of Recommendation

It's that time of the year...letter of recommendation writing season! Let's face it, at some point …
Photographer: Jacob Arthur Pritchard
Tools & Skills| BIOME

Mobilizing Mentorship Discussion Guide: Revisiting the Basics of Mentorship

Articles: The Science of Mentoring Relationships: What Is Mentorship? and Mentor as You’d Want to be …
Photographer: Scott Rudd
Tools & Skills| BIOME and RiSI

What does it mean to be a "good" scientist?!

Download and print out our facilitation resource from the Save & Share Menu. This activity was part …
Nurturing Relationships| BIOME

What is Mobilizing Mentorship?

Mobilizing Mentorship is a weekly slack-based program that focuses on various topics in mentorship. These candid …
Outreach Community| Multiple authors

Rockefeller Summer Neuroscience Program

The Rockefeller University Summer Neuroscience Program (SNP) Visit SNP's website for more details! Entering its 11th year, the …
Outreach Community| Multiple authors

VoSNL Community STEM Clubs

The Visions of Science Network for Learning: Community STEM Clubs For this #scioutcasestudy entry, we are chatting …
Outreach Community| Multiple authors

The #SciOutCaseStudy Project

Led by Kyle Marian Viterbo and Jeanne Garbarino, the #SciOutCaseStudy project aims to create a simple, …
Outreach Infrastructure| SciOut18 Task Force

Professionalization of Outreach: Recommendations for Funders

There are many organizations that directly support science outreach efforts, from governmental bodies to family foundations. …
Tools & Skills| SciOut18 Task Force

Professionalization of Outreach: Recommendations for Outreach Practioners

The following recommendations apply to those who regularly practice science outreach in some capacity -- from …
Tools & Skills| SciOut18 Task Force

Professionalization of Outreach: Recommendations for Individual Volunteers

This set of recommendations is intended for scientists and scientific professionals who regularly engage, typically as …
Outreach Infrastructure| SciOut18 Task Force

Professionalization of Outreach: Recommendations for Scientific Institutions and Organizations

Scientific Institutions and Organizations include official entities that primarily employ or provide membership to scientists and …
Photograph by SCOTT RUDD
Outreach Community| SciOut18 Task Force

Professionalization of Outreach: Practical Considerations

As science outreach continues to evolve into a formal discipline, there is a growing need to …
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