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Outreach "If we are putting our time and resources into communicating science but we're not on social media, we're like a tree falling in an empty forest—yes, we're making noise, but no one is listening.
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Using Social Media as a Freelancer.
Getting Started In Social Media. The Importance of Being Online. Gemini Observatory, Hilo, HI. Presentation Slides Oral Presentation: Casting A Wider Net: Social Networking for Scientists.
Engaging with Social Media. Tweeting from the Ivory Tower: February 2, ; Raleigh, NC. October 27, ; Raleigh, NC. Audio Recording Oral Presentation: Research in the Age of Facebook. March 28, ; Honolulu, HI. Video of Event Oral Presentation: Science and the Media: Why Every Lab Should Tweet.
February 13, ; Seattle, WA. Science and the Public: September 23, ; Honolulu, HI.
Presentation Slides Session Moderator: Session write-up Guest, BrianLerher.Maryn McKenna is an award-winning science and medical writer and author of Beating Back the Devil: On the Front Lines with the Disease Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service (named one of the top 10 science books of by Amazon).
She currently works as a contributing writer for the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy /5(3). A panel at the National Association of Science Writers conference in Cambridge discussed alternative narrative approaches. The panelists included National Geographic contributor Maryn McKenna (KSJ something as simple as including grad students’ and post-docs’ perspectives can help reflect the diversity within science.
McKenna. Maryn McKenna is a freelancer focused on public health, global health, and food policy, and a senior fellow of the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University.
A former Knight Science Journalism fellow at MIT, she delivered a TED Talk, “What do we do when antibiotics don’t work anymore?,” that has been viewed. Brava, McKenna, for a tour de force of environmental, science and food writing.”Laurie Garrett, Pulitzer Prize winning writer and author of The Coming Plague Richard E.
Besser, M.D., President and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Maryn McKenna is an award-winning science and medical writer and author of Beating Back the Devil: On the Front Lines with the Disease Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service(named one of the top 10 science books of by Amazon).
Maryn McKenna is a science writer and columnist for Wired.
She’s also the author of Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats.