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An Inside Look at Science Policy at the Federal and State Level with Donna Gerardi Riordan

This week’s episode features Donna Gerardi Riordan, a nonprofit leader and innovator with more than three decades of experience bridging the gap between science and policy at the national and state levels.  Donna’s most recent role is as Executive Director of the Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS). She previously served in similar roles in…

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Communicating with Policymakers with IEEE-USA’s Government Relations Director Russ Harrison

This week’s episode features Russ Harrison, Director of Government Relations for IEEE-USA, the American component of the world’s largest technical professional society, IEEE, with nearly 170,000 individual members across the United States. IEEE-USA supports the career growth and public policy interests of its members, who are technical professionals. Our conversation covered a range of advocacy…

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Optical Engineering and Key Real-World Applications with Stephen Fantone, PhD

  On this week’s episode of When Science Speaks (link in comments), I talk with Stephen Fantone, CEO and Founder of Optikos and the Optical Society (OSA) President for 2020. We discuss a range of topics, including: – The projects to battle COVID-19 that OSA and its members have been working on, such as decontamination and…

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Unleashing Innovation to Combat COVID-19 with Mike Grandinetti

Transcript April 8, 2020 Mark Bayer Thanks everyone so much for being here on this special coronavirus edition of “When Science Speaks.” This is Mark Bayer. I’m just so glad that you’re here and you’re joining us. Today’s episode is brought to you by Bayer Strategic Consulting, a unique advocacy and training firm in the…

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Effective Communication with Terre Nicholson – Ep #60

Working as a geotechnical engineer, or any technical field requires a highly-trained skillset. Years of education and training is needed to prepare for a career in the STEM fields. However, the high-quality institutions that educate students in those fields are not always as focused on teaching them other skills that are beneficial in the workplace….

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