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Science Night at the Movies – April 13

SCONC is proud to present our third SCIENCE NIGHT AT THE MOVIES! 7-8:30 p.m., Thursday, April 13 Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, 308 Research Drive (FREE PARKING! under the Bryan Research Building. MAP) The theme this time is Mental Health … Continue reading

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Give Us a Piece of Your Mind, Maybe Win Some Swag

Just how many SCONCs are out there? What do you want from us? Now’s your chance to contribute to SCONC’s future by answering a few questions, sharing your thoughts, and entering your contact info for a chance to win some … Continue reading

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Baby SCONCs Testing Their Legs

We’re proud to announce nine new student members of SCONC, all students of the North Carolina School of Math and Science in Durham, who have produced a series of blog posts on Duke researchers for the Duke Research Blog.  NCSSM … Continue reading

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Fear and Resistance – Motorco in Durham, Dec. 13

Please join Duke’s Science and Society program for a double-header event!  Tuesday, Dec. 13, 7 – 8p.m. @Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham Periodic Tables: Car crashes! Death! Cancer! Crime! Things We Fear and How Science Can Help Fear … Continue reading

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Science in the Movies: BUGS! !

Please join us for “BUGS: FEAR, FASCINATION AND FANTASY”, a free and open-to-the-public event at NC State University. 7 -8:30 p.m Tuesday, September 13th in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library Auditorium at NC State University’s Centennial Campus This is the second event in … Continue reading

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Journalism Conference to Explore ‘Climate City’

SCONC has secured an Idea Grant from the National Association of Science Writers to host MEASURE LOCALLY, RESPOND GLOBALLY,  a two-day conference for journalists in Asheville, August 15 and 16, 2016. We’ll see a NOAA data repository in downtown Asheville that is one … Continue reading

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Science on the Campaign Trail – April 13, 7 p.m. The Frontier

SCIENCE ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL  A signature North Carolina Science Festival event  7 pm April 13 @ The Frontier in RTP Hosts: The North Carolina Newsroom Cooperative and Science Communicators of North Carolina (SCONC)  If facts are the first casualty in a campaign, science … Continue reading

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The Story Behind the Story

Duke Science & Society’s Distinguished Speakers Series welcomes award-winning New York Times journalist Gina Kolata 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education Great Hall (Reception to Follow) RSVP – scienceandsociety@duke.edu  

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Science In the Movies

SCONC invites you to attend SCIENCE IN THE MOVIES Monday, March 14 7 p.m. Hunt Library Auditorium on NC State’s Centennial Campus A panel of scientists and a film scholar will share and discuss clips from some of Hollywood’s best … Continue reading

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Oct. 17 Panel on Women in STEM

The Chapel Hill AAUW invites educators, parents, students and local employers to join us on October 17, 10-11:30 AM at the Chapel Hill Public Library to learn more about how we can successfully engage girls and young women in the study and … Continue reading

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