National Undergraduate Conference on Scientific Journalism

Hosted by the Columbia Undergraduate Science Journal

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Interested in publishing scientific research as an undergraduate? Curious about the spread of scientific information? The Columbia Undergraduate Science Journal is hosting the National Undergraduate Conference on Scientific Journalism on Saturday, November 21, and you should attend! The conference, which is the first of its kind, will bring together hundreds of student-scientists and 20 undergraduate research journals from across the nation to discuss research ethics and practice, the publication process, the role of student journals, and more. The event will be held over Zoom. 

Speakers include Dr. Martin Chalfie (2008 Nobel Laureate and Columbia Biology professor), Carl Zimmer and Apoorva Mandavilli (science columnists for the New York Times), Amy Ellis Nutt (2011 Pulitzer Prize winner), and more. Featured events include panels on the Effective Consumption of Research, COVID-19 and the Spread of Scientific Information, and Careers in Scientific Journalism & Communication. 

The registration link and schedule for the conference are here. The topics are relevant to potential authors, undergraduate science majors, journal-affiliated students, and scientific professionals alike. Register today!

Arya Rao

Laidlaw Scholar, Columbia University

Researcher in population genetics

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This looks like an amazing event. Congratulations. I hope you will have lots of interest and support from other Laidlaw Scholars.