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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.
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

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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 …
Photograph by Mario Morgado
Outreach Infrastructure| SciOut18 Task Force

Professionalization of Outreach: The Infrastructure

As the professionalization and landscape of the science outreach field continues to evolve, it is important …
Fundamentals| SciOut18 Task Force

Professionalization of Outreach: Executive Summary

Introducing the SciOut18 White Paper: Recommendations for the Continued Professionalization of Science Outreach within the Scientific Enterprise, …
Fundamentals| Multiple authors

Values of Outreach: Executive Summary

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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

What We Learned Around Scaling and Sustaining Science Outreach

Science outreach is seen as a good thing, but organizing and executing outreach can be difficult, …
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