science communications

Tech-Based Naturalists: Inspiring Citizen Science with the City Nature Challenge

April 15, 2019
Designed with data collection in mind, iNaturalist acts like a pocket repository for all things wildlife and will be used during the upcoming City Nature Challenge, an event held from April 26 to April 29 that encourages people to explore and record the natural world around them, from the city streets to the riparian woodlands.

Sharing Life Sciences with the World: Five #SciComm Writing Opportunities for UC Davis Students

April 03, 2019
At UC Davis, we’re not just interested in science research. We’re interested in sharing it with the world. Outside of the classroom and the laboratory, our students have ample opportunities to practice their #scicomm skills and publish written works thanks to the various student-run life science journals and blogs on campus.

The Aggie Transcript: Building a Science Writing Space for Students

June 18, 2018
In winter 2014, Professor Sean Burgess, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, decided to create The Aggie Transcript, a life sciences publication featuring undergraduate writing. After winning the UC Davis Advancing Academic and Career Goals Award, the publication recently released its second print issue.

Young Scientist Program Featured in The Record

March 05, 2018
Briana Rocha-Gregg, a biochemistry, molecular, cellular and developmental biology Ph.D. student, was recently featured in Stockton's The Record promoting the Young Scientist Program, which is dedicated to enhancing K-12 science education.

Science Says: UC Davis Grad Students Promote Science Communication

February 06, 2018
Founded in 2015 by Distinguished Professor Pamela Ronald, Plant Pathology and the Genome Center, Science Says started as a project funded by the UC Davis Institute for Food and Agricultural Literacy to combat misinformation in food science. Since then, it’s grown into a campus-wide student group.