Meet Me Tonight at NYC's Apple Store!


Image: Apple Store (Soho).

Tonight, you are all invited to NYC’s Apple Store (in Soho) for a free a “Pro Session” panel discussion with some of us ScienceBloggers, including me. This session will be a conversation about the convergence of science, technology, and culture and will discuss how blog writing is driving the global dialogue on scientific topics. We’ll talk about everything from global warming to science education and why science literacy is more important than ever.
What: Apple Pro Session panel with ScienceBloggers
Date: Tonight (Wednesday, 1 October 2008)
Time: 7 – 8pm ET
Location: 103 Prince Street [map].

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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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0 Responses to Meet Me Tonight at NYC's Apple Store!

  1. JPS says:

    I made it to the panel and I’m glad I did. I thought the discussion at the end about how having a science degree or science education changes the way people think in their daily lives was particularly interesting.