[Popgenlunch] Fwd: Thursday: Genomics Salon on Science and Environmental Policy

Alice B. Popejoy popejoy at uw.edu
Wed Jan 18 12:14:52 PST 2017

FYI — Tomorrow’s Genomics Salon (Thursday January 19th) at 4:30 pm in Foege N-130 will be a very interesting discussion and you won’t want to miss it! You can also submit questions now to be addressed by the panel of speakers.

Salon XII: The next four years: science and environmental policy under the Trump administration
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> From: Katherine Xue <katherinesxue at gmail.com>

> Subject: [uw-genomics-salon] submit questions for Thursday's salon on science and environmental policy

> Date: January 16, 2017 at 10:28:22 AM PST

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> Hi everyone,


> Hope you're having a nice MLK weekend. We hope to see you this Thursday, 1/19, at 4:30pm in FOEGE N-130 (note: this is a larger space than our usual room) for a panel discussion on science and environmental policy and communication under the Trump administration. As always, all faculty, staff, and students are welcome, and snacks and drinks will be provided.


> For this special salon, we have several invited speakers who will speak briefly on their own experiences with science policy and communication (see brief bios below), and then we'll open things up to a more typical Q&A. Please submit some questions in advance here so we can give the panel an idea of what people are interested in:

> https://goo.gl/forms/F92zEtZI2IL84H1g2 <https://goo.gl/forms/F92zEtZI2IL84H1g2>


> Thanks, and see you there!

> Katherine


> Thursday January 19, 2017, 4:30pm (Foege N-130)

> Salon XII: The next four years: science and environmental policy under the Trump administration


> *Note that this session will be held in Foege N-130.* The inauguration of Donald Trump promises changes in US science and environmental policy. This special session of the Genomics Salon invites speakers to address how science and environmental policy priorities are set at the local and national level, and to ask how scientists can participate in policy-making and advocacy. Scott Spencer, a graduate student at the Evans School, studies science policy; Sarah Myhre, a postdoc in oceanology, writes about the role of climate scientists in reaching out to the public; Susanna Priest, editor of Science Communication, has recently finished a book on communicating climate change.


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