Student Post: Start from the Head, Deliver From the Heart and Gut

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Dan Grinnell is a Masters student in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. He studies how workplace hazards affect the health of dairy farm workers in Washington State. He is particularly interested in how these hazards may disproportionately

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Student Post: “Scientists are Not That Smart”

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Shivani Gupta is a 4th year PhD student in bioengineering. Her interests include proteins, stealing ideas from nature for cool new biotechnology, reading, and for those precious leisure moments: skiing, ballroom, swing, and salsa dancing, hot yoga and (if lucky)

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Student Post: Let’s Talk About Science

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Julie Weicheld is a Masters student in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. She studies the mosquitoes around Seattle and other areas of Washington state, specifically how they are affected by climate and other environmental factors. I have

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Student Post: The First Day of Class

Robin Banner is an oceanography graduate student studying nearshore sediment dynamics. Her primary goals are to determine how coastal environments are changing geologically and to provide accurate and valuable information to coastal communities so that they can adapt to these

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Why you should dump the Rainbow

Recently, MATLABⓇ has changed the default colormap from ‘Jet’ to ‘Parula’.  On the surface, this may seem like a minor change, but I’d like to argue here why this an important change.  In short, Jet is a perceptually non-uniform colormap,

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Last Call for Winter 2015 Applications

Reminder! The deadline for applications for Communicating Science to the Public Effectively (CENV 500) is Friday, October 24 at 5:00 PM.  The application can be found here.  Information about the class is below.  If you have any last minute questions, please contact Shelley Chestler

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Now Accepting Applications – Winter 2015

For University of Washington graduate students: Communicating Science to the Public Effectively (CENV 500) Winter 2015 3 credits (Credit/No Credit) Meets Wednesdays 1:30-4:20 in Fish 203 This is a seminar, discussion-based course for graduate students in the sciences that focuses

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VIDEO: Viruses Sneak to Survive by Jacquelyn Braggin

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Check out the video of Jacquelyn’s talk! Part of the University of Washington’s Engage Program, Jacquelyn Braggin presented her PhD research on how Viruses Sneak to Survive. This talk was presented at Town Hall Seattle as part of the UW

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VIDEO: Stories from your Stomach by Sharon Greenblum

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Check out the video of Sharon’s talk! Part of the University of Washington’s Engage Program, Sharon Greenblum presented her PhD research on Stories from Your Stomach: The Bugs Within. This talk was presented at Town Hall Seattle as part of

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VIDEO: Climate Change Communication by Chelsea Kahn

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Check out the video of Chelsea’s talk! Part of the University of Washington’s Engage Program, Chelsea Kahn presented her Master’s research on Climate Change Communication. This talk was presented at Town Hall Seattle as part of the UW Science Now

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