science policy

A Powerful and Personal Journey in Scientific Research with Tyler Parsons, Ph.D.

This week’s episode features an interview with Tyler Parsons, Ph.D.,  a medical scientist with strong communication and leadership skills. Tyler has presented and won research awards at university, state, national, and international conferences and is passionate about translating complex discoveries at the bench into understandable, tangible science to reach a broader audience for the ultimate goal…

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“Muddy Boots” Science Policy with University of Idaho’s Katherine Himes, Ph.D.

On this week’s episode, Dr. Katherine Himes, Director of the University of Idaho’s McClure Center for Public Policy Research, shares her expertise in science diplomacy, international development, public policy, and more. We discuss a range of science communication and public policy issues, including: How Katherine made the transition from neuroscience Ph.D. in Minnesota to the…

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Science Policy and Communication with Bill and Emma Dauster

In a first father-daughter interview on the podcast, Bill and Emma Dauster discuss important science communication and policy issues, including: – Approaches that Bill, a longtime public policy expert, has found scientists employ that are particularly effective in getting their message across to politicians and common missteps to avoid – Notable differences between persuading a…

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How Scientists Can Impact Public Policy with Congressional Deputy Chief of Staff Jeremy Marcus

Note for listeners: This week’s episode with Jeremy Marcus, Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Director for U.S. Congressman Matt Cartwright of Pennsylvania, was recorded in September 2020, prior to the riot at the U.S. Capitol in January 2021. This week’s episode features Jeremy Marcus, who’s served for 7 years as Deputy Chief of Staff…

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Science Policy Careers for PhD-Trained Scientists with Steph Guerra, PhD and Dan Pomeroy, PhD

In this special livestream, Steph Gurerra, PhD and Dan Pomeroy, PhD discuss “Science Policy Careers for PhD-Trained Scientists”, a new study they conducted along with Jason Heustis, PhD as part of Harvard Medical School’s Scientific Citizenship Initiative (SCI).  In this livestream, Steph and Dan address a variety of science policy issues, including: SCI’s mission, vision,…

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PassioInventa : Integrating the Human Experience to Communicate Science with PhD Students Jason Baer, Daniel Chapman, and Blaide Woodburn

Whether it’s finding the cure for leukemia or saving the riches of coral reefs, there is a person behind every new discovery. PassioInventa provides a space where scientists can discuss their research in an accessible way with non-scientists, dispel some of the myths surrounding what science is and is not, and humanize the people behind…

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Scientists in the World of Policymaking with Mike Stebbins, PhD

Scientists and policy makers have a couple of things in common: they dedicate themselves to a cause larger than themselves. Getting results that positively impacts other people or a certain issue is what drives these special people to overcome every…

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Scientists in the World of Policymaking with Mike Stebbins, PhD
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Distilling Research Into Narratives to Inspire Policy Action with Joan Wasser Gish

A common thread that runs through diverse and successful careers in STEM, whether in the academic or corporate world, is the ability to interpret and communicate complex and data-driven topics into narratives that can inspire action at the individual,…

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Distilling Research Into Narratives to Inspire Policy Action with Joan Wasser Gish
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