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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.
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. Read more on our work together and where this movement is headed from here!
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
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
Initiatives

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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 …
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 …
Outreach Community

#SciOut18: Context and Motivations

#SciOut18 represented an experimental gathering bringing together passionate practitioners and researchers in the science engagement space.   Hosted …
Photographer Will Ragozzino
Fundamentals| Niki & Jeanne

How Can Science Outreach Fit into Existing Scientific Infrastructure? A Research Study

RockEDU is teaming up with Northwestern University's Niki Woitowich to examine how science academia views science …
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 …
Assessment & Evaluation

Karen Kinsman: More Questions Than Answers

"Can we find our way past obstacles, real and perceived, that keep us from truly being …
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