Monthly Archives: August 2012

Communication Specialist Needed – Asheville

Public Communication Specialist – CICS-NC Posting Number:  20110656SP Position Number:  00102835 The Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites (CICS) is a research institute formed through a consortium of academic, non-profit and community organizations with leadership from the University of Maryland, … Continue reading

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A Taste of Science – Thursday, August 30th

N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences Downtown Raleigh presents new Thursday evening programming: A Taste of Science The Daily Planet Café, corner of Jones and McDowell Streets 7:00 pm Aug. 30 The Science of Beer with New Belgium Brewery In conjunction with Raleigh … Continue reading

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EPA Job Opening – Communications

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the Research Triangle Park has a job opening (full or part-time) for a good writer with communications skills who has received at least a Bachelor’s degree within the last two years or who is … Continue reading

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UNC-Public Communications Specialist Job Opening (full-time)

UNC’s Office of Research Communications has a job opening for a public communications specialist (full-time, permanent). The job primarily involves writing for the Endeavors and UNC Research web sites and promoting/disseminating work that the office produces. If interested, applications have … Continue reading

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NC State Research Showcase

NC State College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (PAMS) is hosting a unique research showcase in September. NC State faculty have been solving real-world challenges since our founding 125 years ago. Researchers from the university’s College of Physical and Mathematical … Continue reading

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Carolina Science Cafe, August 23rd – Clues to Autism

 is hosting a 2nd Carolina Science Cafe this month.   Dr. Joseph Piven will discuss his research on autism and brain development: Thursday, Aug. 23, 6-7 p.m. Back Bar, Top of the Hill restaurant, Chapel Hill   Dr. Piven is … Continue reading

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ScienceWriters 2012 Registration Now Open!

Registration for ScienceWriters 2012 is now open! Visit the registration page to get signed up and then head over to the program to read about all the great workshops, panels, and tours planned during the conference. Information about travel and accommodations can be … Continue reading

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Creative Fundraising Ideas

Lacking funds for a project?  Well, try some of these ideas to raise some dough. 1. Kickstarter ( ) is a funding platform for creative projects which allows people to rally around and support the ideas of friends, colleagues or even people you … Continue reading

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PeriodicTables: Durham’s Science Cafe Aug 14th

Traffic Cops of the Genome Scientists have long known that the environment – what we eat, where we live, work and play, what we are exposed to – plays an important role in shaping our health. The mechanisms explaining this … Continue reading

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Grant Opportunities NC Biotech Center

New grant opportunities are updated each Friday on the North Carolina Biotechnology Center website.  Focus is mostly in disease or bioscience related research, but general foundation opportunities are sometimes found.

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