May 3, 2018, 4-6 PM, Scoozi
March 14, 2018, 3:30-5:30PM, CAS 132
Discussion about how scientists can foster productive relationships with policymakers and stakeholders. BU faculty members and representatives of stakeholder groups share their diverse insights, experiences, and advice.
March 14, 2018, 2-3:30PM, CAS 132
In this workshop we discuss ways for scientists to effectively use social media to share your science, while making impactful and meaningful content. Participants learn how to write a compelling blog post (“creating and following the red thread”) and how to develop a narrative in writing. Laura Schifman (Program Manager for the new Boston University Urban Program in Biogeoscience and Environmental Health) and Marlo Garnsworthy (writer, editor, illustrator) will lead this workshop.
March 13, 2018, 12:30-2PM, CAS 132
Workshop that covers strategies, philosophies, and techniques for creating effective science multimedia (videos, animations, infographics, and more). Lori Perkins (Scientific Data Visualizer at NASA Science Visualization Studio, Goddard Space Flight Center) and Keith Heyward (Media Creator, Film Maker, and Web Designer at BU Earth & Environment and Prehensile Productions) leads the workshop.
March 12, 2018, 12:30-2PM, Sergeant College Room 104
Coffee and conversation with journalists Andrew Revkin (Propublica) and Barbara Moran (BU Research) to discuss their career paths, how they got interested in science journalism, what it’s like to be a science journalist, and more!
The Biogesocience Outings Club went for a walk guided by Professor Richard Primack on November 8, 2017.
The first biogeoscience seminar of the semester was followed by the annual fall social!
The Biogeoscience Program celebrated the end of the semester with an annual holiday party on December 7, 2016.
Graduate students participated in a Gingerbread Your Research activity to represent their work with gingerbread and candy!
Biology PhD Candidate Amanda Gallinat used oreos and gummy worms to describe her research involving bird fecal pellets:
The Biogeoscience Outings Club went for a group hike in Sudbury, MA on November 19, 2016 with graduate students, postdocs, faculty and family.
The BU Biogeoscience Outings and Outreach Committee is excited to announce an upcoming field trip to visit the Blue Hills Observatory (oldest continually-operated weather observatory in the U.S) to take a guided tour of the facilities and learn about the climate research being conducted at the observatory.
When: Saturday February 6, 2016 – plan to arrive at Blue Hills by 9:15 am.
What: Visit a beautiful park and the oldest climate record in the country…all right in our backyard!
Transportation: We will carpool there.
Duration: The tour of the observatory will last until about 11 or 11:30.
Other Details: There are snacks and drinks available for purchase at the Observatory, but feel free to also bring snacks, water, and a lunch. We will have hot apple cider, so bring a mug if you want some! It is winter, so dress accordingly.
All students, faculty, postdocs, and families are welcome. Feel free to contact us with any questions!