Legg, Littmann receive international attention for presentation on science communication
French blogger Mathieu Rouault asked professors from UT’s Science Communication Center (SCC) for advice to scientists regarding science communication at the International Conference on Science Communication in Nancy, France this past September. Their answers prompted Rouault to write that the information was the most important of the conference and that Europeans should take note of the information and put it into practice. Something Rouault says is not currently being done. Professors Legg, Littmann, and Hirst (UT English Dept.) presented a session titled “Training Student Scientists to Communicate Science in Writing and Speech” at the International Conference on Science Communication, held … Read more “Legg, Littmann receive international attention for presentation on science communication”
FYI: Associate Professor Legg and Assistant Professor Geidner move offices
You may notice some changes in around the JEM offices. Dr. Bob Legg has moved from 333 Communications Bldg. to room 265, Professor Emeritus Dr. Paul Ashdown’s previous office.
In Dr. Legg’s place (333 Communications), you will now find Dr. Nick Geidner. Please take note of the changes when arranging meetings with your professors.
Science communications professors invited to Eleventh International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities in Budapest, Hungary
Members of the Science Communications Center Dr. Mark Littmann, Dr. Ken Levine, Dr. Bob Legg, and Dr. Russel Hirst (from the English Department) have been invited to participate at the Eleventh International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary, in June. The group will conduct a workshop and presentation at the conference.
The group is also in discussions with the University of Oslo, Norway, about developing a similar Communications Center there, and has discussed the possibility of some face-to-face meetings with the Norway contingent while in Budapest.