Learn about Science Blog Writing at my Upcoming Apple Store Appearance on 1 October

I thought I’d mention the upcoming Science Blog writing discussion that is scheduled for Tuesday, 1 October, at Manhattan’s Apple Store in Soho. This isa panel that will discuss the value of a blog to communicating with the public about one’s research. The panel will be moderated by Katherine Sharpe and, along with me, includes several of my SciBlings, Jake Young, Jessica Palmer, Steinn Sigurdsson, and Brian Switek.
What: Apple Pro Session panel with ScienceBloggers
Date: Wednesday, 1 October 2008
Time: 7 – 8pm ET
Location: 103 Prince Street [map].
You might also wish to refer to several articles;

  1. Science Blogging for Scientists: Planting the Seed by me [link]
  2. Advancing Science through Conversations: Bridging the Gap between Blogs and the Academy by Shelley A. Batts, Nicholas J. Anthis, Tara C. Smith [PDF]
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About GrrlScientist

grrlscientist is the pseudonym of an evolutionary biologist and ornithologist who writes about evolution, ethology, and ecology, especially in birds. After earning a degree in microbiology (thesis focus: virology) and working at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, she earned her PhD in zoology from the University of Washington in Seattle, where she studied the molecular correlates of testosterone and behaviour in white-crowned sparrows. She then worked a Chapman Postdoctoral Fellow at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, where she studied the speciation and distribution of lories and other parrots throughout the South Pacific Islands. A discarded scientist, she returned to her roots: writing. Formerly hosted by The Guardian (UK), she now writes about science for Forbes and for the non-profit think tank, the Evolution Institute and she writes podcasts for BirdNote Radio. An avid lifelong birder and aviculturist, she lives with a flock of songbirds and parrots somewhere in Germany.
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