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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.
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
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. Read more on our work together and where this movement is headed from here!
Mentoring Handbook
RockEDU's compiled resources for effective scientific mentorship in academia
Mentorship is a valuable skill and resource within academia. These resources aim to clarify and outline some key pieces of success as a mentor
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.
Local Efforts at RockEDU
Below are current science outreach resources being used by RockEDU in our range of programs and efforts within Rockefeller University and the NYC science outreach community
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
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, and who are they? Learn about our NSF-supported study aimed at uncovering answers to these questions

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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 …
Broadening Participation| Jeanne Garbarino

5. Learning From Your Mentee

Finding a Mentoring Style that Works for Your Mentee As mentioned in previous sections, a baseline definition …
Nurturing Relationships

What We Learned Around Inclusive Engagement

Science is simultaneously reliable and tentative, and centered on often lengthy processes that rely on failure …
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 …
Broadening Participation| Jeanne Garbarino

2. Building Your Mentorship Strategy

For nearly all of modern scientific history, the people conducting science did not necessarily represent the …
Broadening Participation| Jeanne Garbarino

1. Defining Mentorship in a Research Setting

At its core, the scientific enterprise is hallmarked by the propagation of knowledge from skilled scientist …
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