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SCONC Drink-n-Think #1 — Thursday, Nov. 9 in Durham

SCONC is announcing a new series called Drink-N-Think! For our first session, we’ll discuss “Slack and Spark: Online Community-Building Tools to Facilitate Communication and Collaboration” This will be a hands-on workshop exploring two software tools (Slack and Cisco Spark) which … Continue reading

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Book Reading and Mixer in Raleigh, Tuesday, Sept. 26

Join us for a book reading and SCONC mixer on September 26 at 7 pm at at Quail Ridge Books. Our very own Dr. Eleanor Spicer Rice will be sharing fun facts from her Book of Common Ants (Did you know that … 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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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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Science at the Smithsonian – from the Giant Magellan Telescope to the Biodiversity of Myanmar

***This event is free and open to the public.*** Science at the Smithsonian: From the Giant Magellan Telescope to the Biodiversity of Myanmar A Talk by Under Secretary John Kress   Friday, Sept 5 4:30 pm 004 Sanford Bldg., Duke … Continue reading

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NC State Sciences Lectures

Explore the origins of the universe and the mysteries of animal behavior at NC State’s College of Sciences during the week of April 10. The two lectures are part of the Year One Events Series celebrating the new college, which … Continue reading

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ADDF Seeks Communications Manager

Communications Manager New York, NY Job Description: The Communications Manager is primarily responsible for writing and editing content that conveys the objectives and promise of ADDF’s research programs and donor engagement initiatives, always with the goal of building the Foundation’s … Continue reading

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Take Phase II Survey

In August, 2013, I started conducting a wide online survey of science journalists and bloggers to better understand why and how science research is translated into news. Nearly 1,000 science journalists and bloggers participated in this survey last year. As a continuation … Continue reading

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NCAS 111th Annual Meeting March 28-29

The NC Academy of Science (NCAS) will be hosting its 111th annual meeting in Raleigh on March 28-29th (Friday evening and Saturday) in the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. This year’s theme is “Applying Evolution to Medicine and the Environment.”  This conference is attended by … Continue reading

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Carolina Science Cafe Tonight 6pm

As the fracking debate heats up in North Carolina, many people have questions about this technology and how it could impact our state. Carolina Science Café invites you to examine those questions with Adrian Down of Duke University. CAROLINA SCIENCE … Continue reading

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