Speaking Science 2.0

Chris C. Mooney

We will be going back on the road this fall–our calendar has in fact filled up quite quickly. So we’re pleased to announce the following confirmed events this September through November, with as many details as are currently available. Stops include Minneapolis, New York, Washington, D.C., and Seattle; note in particular the second Sept. 28…

It’s official: The “Speaking Science 2.0″ talk is now viewable in its entirety on YouTube: The presentation above is the one given by Matt and myself at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Biological Sciences a few weeks back. Unfortunately, you can’t see the PowerPoint slides; you can only see us talking. So…

On May 3, as part of the annual AAAS Forum on Science & Technology Policy, retired Congressman Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY), the former chair of the House Science & Technology committee, gave the keynote William Carey lecture (full text). In his address, he devoted several pages of his speech to our Policy Forum article at Science…

So here’s the bad news: This picture of Matt is probably the only reasonably good one from our latest talk, at the American Institute of Biological Sciences annual meeting yesterday. But here’s the good news: The entire talk was recorded and should be available soon enough on YouTube. We’re looking forward to it coming online,…

Scenes from Kansas City

Matt Nisbet and I just got back yesterday from our first trip together to do a joint talk: At the spectacularly impressive Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City, Missouri. The public event (followed by a solo “war on science” dinner’s speech by yours truly to the Stowers Institute’s principal investigators) went very well.…

On April 6, 2007, my good friend Matthew Nisbet and I published a policy forum article in the journal Science. A week later, we followed up with a somewhat longer commentary in the Sunday edition of The Washington Post. In both articles, we argued that scientists, while always remaining true to the science, should “frame”…