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.
Seeding your future workshop
Shepherd University’s Haley Albright, sat down for an interview with Adriana Norris of the ASBMB SOCC to discuss her experience with implementing a successful outreach project for grade-school students in a lab setting. Albright talks about sparking an interest with her audience by tying in real-world science to her lessons, and her passion in keeping young students engaged in STEM.
Seattle-area high school students will be the Science Outreach and Communication Committee’s guests of honor on Community Day at Discover BMB.
If you’re a member, you should be in the know. Find out everything that’s been going on lately with the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Maija Niemisto teaches and conducts research on the Hudson River.
After the pandemic closed schools in Uganda and around the world, this educational show was created organically from conversations with teachers, science experts and children.
Members of the ASBMB Maximizing Access Committee write in response to the massacre of Black Americans in Buffalo, N.Y.
Our academic careers columnist writes about how students, postdocs and professors can get involved in the essential work of outreach while keeping their day jobs.
Opportunities from the ASBMB
The Art of Science Communication
An online course that provides fundamental training in science communication.
Science Outreach and Communication Grant
A memberwide grant to encourage new or existing science outreach and communication activities.
Student Chapter Outreach Grant
Funding for outreach activities in addition to exclusive access to expertise and resources from the Science Outreach and Communication Committee.
Science in a Flash
Learn about the 2022 flash talk competition winners and watch their presentations.
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.
Science in a Flash: How to give a successful flash talk
If you had just one figure, three minutes and a microphone to describe your research — could you do it?
ASBMB science outreach experts discussed how the current virtual environment has motivated a transformative approach to doing science outreach.