OK NSF EPSCoR Professional Development Seminar Series

Monday, October 24, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and university students interested in pursuing a career in research are invited to participate in the Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR Professional Development Seminar Series. Our fall 2022 seminar addressing science communication has been scheduled for Monday, Oct. 24, from noon to 1:00 p.m. (Central Time). The meeting will be presented via Zoom by Dr. Faith R. Kearns, academic coordinator, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources, and California Institute for Water Resources. Meeting login information can be found at the bottom of this email. 

The OK NSF EPSCoR Professional Development Seminar Series is designed to enhance researchers’ professional growth by addressing a broad range of timely and relevant topics, including diversity, mentorship, developing new PIs, interdisciplinary and team science, and more. The series supports researchers at all career levels, from students to endowed faculty; institutions across the state are encouraged to participate. 


Faith Kearns is a scientist and science communication specialist with the California Institute of Water Resources. She writes about water, wildfire, climate change, and people. Her work has been published at New Republic, On BeingBay Nature, and more. Her book Getting to the Heart of Science Communication was recently released by Island Press. She hosts the Water Talk podcast with Mallika Nocco and Sam Sandoval.

Faith previously developed science communication projects at the Ecological Society of America, served as a AAAS Science and Policy Fellow at the U.S. Department of State, managed a wildfire research and outreach center at UC Berkeley, and bridged science and policy advocacy efforts at the Pew Charitable Trusts.

She earned her bachelor's degree in environmental science, geology, and political science from Northern Arizona University and doctoral degree from the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California, Berkeley.


Topic: OK NSF EPSCoR Professional Development Seminar

Time: Oct 24, 2022 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) 

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