Q&A: “Talk to a Scientist” Webinar Series for Kids
Q&A: “Talk to a Scientist” Webinar Series for Kids
An interactive online forum keeps Indian kids busy with science while they are stuck indoors during the pandemic.
Q&A: “Talk to a Scientist” Webinar Series for Kids
Q&A: “Talk to a Scientist” Webinar Series for Kids

An interactive online forum keeps Indian kids busy with science while they are stuck indoors during the pandemic.

An interactive online forum keeps Indian kids busy with science while they are stuck indoors during the pandemic.

public outreach
Videos: A Sampling of Virtual Lab Tours
Videos: A Sampling of Virtual Lab Tours
Andy Tay | Jun 23, 2020
Here’s how some researchers and educators are giving prospective students and the public a window into their labs.
Painting Dinosaurs, early 20th century
Painting Dinosaurs, early 20th century
Diana Kwon | Jan 1, 2019
Charles R. Knight’s illustrations shaped the public’s view of prehistoric life.
Researchers Aim to Reestablish an Ancient Fish in an Ohio River
Researchers Aim to Reestablish an Ancient Fish in an Ohio River
Shawna Williams | Jan 1, 2019
The sturgeon restoration study’s outcome won’t be known for decades.
Monarch Butterfly Conservationist Dies
Monarch Butterfly Conservationist Dies
Catherine Offord | Jul 23, 2018
Lincoln Brower, an American entomologist famous for his work to conserve the monarch populations of Mexico and the US, has passed away at age 86.
Science Advocates Decry Trump’s Proposed Budget
Science Advocates Decry Trump’s Proposed Budget
Bob Grant | Mar 16, 2017
Officials at scientific societies and advocacy organizations urge lawmakers to push back against proposed cuts at the NIH and other agencies.
Scientific Literacy Redefined
Scientific Literacy Redefined
Cynthia Brandenburg | Feb 1, 2016
Researchers could become better at engaging in public discourse by more fully considering the social and cultural contexts of their work.
Getting the Word Out
Getting the Word Out
Karen Zusi | Feb 1, 2016
In a shifting media landscape with a growing public interest in science, some researchers are doing their own PR.
Chat With Charlie
Chat With Charlie
The Scientist Staff | Jan 31, 2016
See a preview of the app that lets you ask questions of a virtual Charles Darwin.
The Scientific Outreach Gap
The Scientific Outreach Gap
Bob Grant | Dec 7, 2015
A survey finds that arts, humanities, and social science faculty members in the U.K. engage more with the general public than their counterparts in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.