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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), there are ample opportunities to combine the communications field with other specialties.

Here are four science communicator alumni stories.

ORNL is known around the science and technology communities for many things, one of those being its Spallation Neutron Source (SNS). Essentially, this accelerator-based system sends proton pulses to a steel target filled with liquid mercury. Then the neutrons move toward … Read more “JEM science communicator alumni analyze their academic, career experiences”


Alfred & Julia Hill Lecture on Mar. 11. The event will be held at 8 p.m. in the McClung Museum Auditorium.

During his time at the Journal, Winslow has published more than 1,400 articles and won many honors for his work, including the Victor Cohn Prize for Medical Writing in 2011.

His lecture titled “Covering Science: Worst of Times, Best of Times” will explore the state of science writing in the media landscape.

“I’m concerned about the challenges science writers face from declining staff Read more “2014 Hill Lecturer: WSJ medical writer Ron Winslow”


2012 Conference of the Beckman Initiative for Macular Research to participate in the Science Writing Workshop.

McLean has a special interest in medical journalism. During the conference, McLean will participate in a task group to document that group’s process and results, and write a summary on-site as well as several writing seminars to review and critique other participants’ work before final short articles are submitted.

McLean’s work will be included in the conference proceedings, which will be shared with the clinicians, scientists and engineers … Read more “Sandra McLean invited to attend the 2012 Conference of the Beckman Initiative for Macular Research Science Writing Workshop”