Science outreach and communication
The ASBMB organizes science communication and outreach activities and develops tools, resources and opportunities for members to improve their science communication and public engagement skills. These efforts are spearheaded by the Science Outreach and Communication Committee.
Science Outreach and Communication Grant
Grants of up to $1,000 to fund science outreach and communication activities. All ASBMB members are eligible. Apply by Oct. 31.
An ASBMB outreach grant funds a high school field trip that includes a DNA crime scene investigation.
A DNA summer camp, chemistry workshops for middle and high school students, and symposia for students in Nigeria are among the projects funded by ASBMB Science Outreach and Communication Grants.
The ASBMB’s Science Outreach and Communication grants fund public engagement activities that foster the appreciation of science — particularly biochemistry and molecular biology — in informal settings.
Ann Stock, president of the ASBMB, has a conversation with Christina Swords about the Art of Science Communication, Community Day, outreach grants and more.
This has implications for the public’s trust in science.
Opportunities from the ASBMB
Virtual events and workshops
Debunking misinformation about your science
John Cook, founder of Skeptical Science website, discusses debunking strategies for misinformation that occurs within biochemistry and molecular biology topics.
Shaping the Narrative: Effective science communication in the COVID-19 era
A panel discussion about how scientists can use their credibility and critical thinking to cut through the noise and guide the national COVID-19 dialogue.