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Learn How to Shoot and Edit Video With Your Smartphone

Mobile Storytelling: How to Shoot and Showcase Video with Your Smartphone Join us for a hands-on professional development workshop with Emmy award-winning science communicator Rob Nelson. Nelson currently works as the director of Untamed Science, a nonprofit dedicated to making inspirational … Continue reading

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Pizza Lunch Resumes! “A Tour of Solar System Geology”

Earth is the best studied planetary body in the Solar System, but it’s by no means the only one that’s interesting. From roiling clouds of sulfuric acid on Venus, to jets of organic-rich water at Saturn’s moon Enceladus, and the … Continue reading

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Periodic Tables in Durham – Art and Science

Durham’s science cafe, Periodic Tables, is back in business after a summer hiatus. The 2017-18 season kicks off with highly entertaining Duke Biologist Sönke Johnsen, who took a crooked path to becoming a scientist studying light, vision and camouflage in deep sea … Continue reading

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Science in the Movies: Dinosaurs and Paleontologists  

Why is Hollywood so captivated by dinosaurs? How accurately are paleontologists portrayed on the silver screen? And, most importantly, what is the “lysine contingency”? Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Hollywood’s take on dinos (cinemasaurs?) from a panel … Continue reading

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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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