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Inaugural SCONC Happy Hour! May 25, 2017

Please see our event listing on Facebook, check in there, and then friend us or something!

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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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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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Book Event: Shipman’s Handbook for PIOs

Please join SCONC on Oct. 13 at 5:30 p.m. to celebrate the launch of Matt Shipman’s Handbook for Science Public Information Officers. Mr. Shipman is a public information officer at North Carolina State University. The event will be held at … Continue reading

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Pizza Lunch: Cyber-Dogs and Robo-Roaches!

Our next pizza lunch features Alper Bozkurt, an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University. He makes “biobots” — cockroaches and trained dogs wirelessly guided by microsystems that provide neural stimulation and physiological monitoring. The result is … Continue reading

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