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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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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

#SciOut18: Context and Motivations

#SciOut18 represented an experimental gathering bringing together passionate practitioners and researchers in the science engagement space.   Hosted …
Outreach Community

Ben Wiehe: Real Challenges Around Building a Community of Practice

"I just kind of like create organizational structures for the demands of the moment and the …
Outreach Community

Lou Woodley: Community of Practice Theory

"Communities of practice, this notion of them, it has arisen as a way of cultivating and …
Outreach Infrastructure

Jeanne Garbarino: The Reciprocity of Science Outreach

"There's a single word to describe what I think really describes my experience in science outreach …
Outreach Infrastructure

Allison Coffin: Fight For Your Right To Engage

"We have biology programs, math programs, english programs, we have offices of student engagement and student …
Broadening Participation

Kyle Marian Viterbo: Sympathy, Empathy, and Empowerment

"I have learned so much more from people outside with similar problems than I have in academia …
Broadening Participation

Christine Marizzi: Leaving Your Comfort Zone

"It really taught me to stop being such a scientist and sometimes go out of my …
Broadening Participation

Caitlin Weber: Impact Identity

"The process of developing one's impact identity has helped the ambassadors to realize new engagement venues …
Nurturing Relationships

Jonathan Frederick & Crystal Harden: Context, Representation, and Co-Creation

"We make a lot of these rules. We can break them and bend them and I …
Broadening Participation

Lynda Kennedy: Conscious Targeted Outreach

"A scientific identity is exactly what we need to build if we hope to have groups …
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