Addressing blame, shame, bullying, incivility, and microaggression in the interprofessional learning environment: implications for nursing professional development practitioners - Holtschneider ME, Park CW.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Triangle Society for Neuroscience promotes scientific exchange
From studies of the brain to professional development, the Triangle Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience spring conference hit the mark. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - January 6, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Tesco signs up for RPS workshops on CPCS
We are delighted to announce that wewill hold continuing professional development (CPD) workshops for pharmacists working in Tesco pharmacies, as part of the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - December 10, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

The Obesity Series
The NSTA's obesity series provides a more  in-depth overview of the increasing issue of obesity not only in the UK, but globally. This 6 part series provides an opportunity to hear from leading experts in their respective areas of obesity research. From childhood obesity, through to the effects of obesity on ageing, whilst also debating whether society or the individual is responsible for the issue of obesity, and essentially what needs to be done to reduce the increasing prevalence including lectures from: -  Childhood Obesity: How do we tackle the major public health issue?, Dr Laura St...
Source: The Nutrition Society - December 8, 2020 Category: Nutrition Authors: Jade Mitchell Source Type: news

Most U.S. social studies teachers feel unprepared to teach civic learning
(RAND Corporation) Only one in five social studies teachers in U.S. public schools report feeling very well prepared to support students' civic learning, saying they need additional aid with instructional materials, professional development and training, according to a RAND Corporation survey. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Most U.S. Social Studies Teachers Feel Unprepared to Teach Civic Learning, a Gap That Could Contribute to Truth Decay
Only one in five social studies teachers in U.S. public schools report feeling very well prepared to support students'civic learning, saying they need additional aid with instructional materials, professional development, and training. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - December 8, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

Competency Framework for Adult Endocrine Nursing now available in French and German
TheSociety for Endocrinology Competency Framework for Adult Endocrine Nursing was first developed in 2013 by our amazing dedicated nurse members. The Framework is designed to enhance the clinical care received by adults with an endocrine disorder and the professional development of the endocrine nurses helping them. In 2015, the 2nd Edition of this Competency Framework was published incorporating four new competencies: benign adrenal tumours, hypo- and hyperparathyroidism, osteoporosis and polycystic ovary syndrome.The European Society for Endocrinology has now translated this 2nd Edition in to French and German which are ...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 25, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

The 4 Lessons I Learned While Striving to Preserve and Increase Access to Care in Rural Communities
Blog post from Michelle Hood, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the American Hospital Association (AHA), celebrates National Rural Health Day and shares lessons learned in her role overseeing healthcare systems. Advice for healthcare leaders includes meeting patients where they are, encouraging professional development of healthcare workers, collaborating with competitors, and building community trust. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - November 19, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Blog: This is a critical young workers ’ month
November is young workers’ month and this year, more than ever, we all need to celebrate our young workers. Young workers have been on the frontline of this pandemic, but apart from the health risks, we are also worried about the economic and social impacts of the virus on us in the years to come. Many young members are worried about job security. We are more likely to be in lower-paid jobs, on zero-hour contracts and not have been in employment for as long as many of our colleagues – with possibly weaker redundancy rights. With working from home due to COVID-19 becoming the new normal for many, what does this ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 10, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Blogs #YoungWorkersMonth2020 national young members forum Source Type: news

Paper addresses fieldwork safety for minority scientists
(Cornell University) Scientists and graduate students with minority identities who conduct fieldwork report being stalked, followed, sexually assaulted, harassed, threatened, having guns pulled on them and police called on them.These issues threaten minority-identity researchers' physical health and safety during fieldwork, while also affecting their mental health, productivity and professional development. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Society for Neuroscience recognizes Courtney Miller for advocacy efforts
(Scripps Research Institute) The Louise Hanson Marshall Award honors individuals who have significantly promoted the professional development of women in neuroscience through teaching, organizational leadership or public advocacy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

5 Lessons from Top Global Experts on How to Support the Health Workforce
By Carol Bales, Advocacy and policy communications manager, IntraHealth International ; Elizabeth Walsh, Director of communications and knowledge management, HRH2030October 26, 2020Before COVID-19, the world was facing a shortage of 18 million health workers by 2030, mostly in low- and middle-income countries. By September of this year, one in seven reported cases of COVID-19 were health workers and at least 7,000 health workers had died—likely significant underestimates due to lack of data.Although the true burden of COVID-19 infections on the health workforce is unknown, the loss of hea...
Source: IntraHealth International - October 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Family Planning & Reproductive Health COVID-19 Digital Health Education Performance Policy Advocacy Health Workers Community Health Workers Source Type: news

Matson Honored by American Organization for Nursing Leadership
Megan Matson, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, CEN, nursing professional development manager for Critical Care, was named a 2021 Young Professional Voices honoree by the American Organization for Nursing Leadership. The program recognizes nurse leaders who e (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - October 13, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mystery, Malt & Merlot Online Auction set for Oct. 19 through 24
The event proceeds benefit a Feeding Therapy Room and the Professional Development and Enrichment Fund at the upcoming Golisano Center for Special Needs. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - October 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Teachers Shoulder the Burden: Improving Support in Crisis Contexts
Globally 75 million children who cannot access education as a result of crises. A dated photo of a Syrian child in a refugee camp in Jordan. Credit: Robert Stefanicki/IPS.By Yasmine Sherif, Dean Brooks and Mary MendenhallNEW YORK, Oct 5 2020 (IPS) Teachers are at the heart of children and young peoples’ educational experiences. Teachers play multiple roles in their students’ lives by supporting their learning, providing them with inclusive and safe environments to grow and develop, and helping them become more confident as they make their way in the world. As we commemorate World Teachers’ Day on Monday, ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif - Dean Brooks - Mary Mendenhall Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Development & Aid Education Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Dean - College of Science
Requisition ID: 2020-2966 Number of Openings: 1 Category (Portal Searching): Administrative/Clerical Position Type: Benefited Full-Time City: Logan Job Classification: Exempt College: College of Science Department: Dean-Science Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience plus excellent benefits Overview Utah State University (USU) invites nominations and applications for a significant academic leadership position as Dean of the College of Science. The College of Science at USU is a dynamic and innovative academic unit comprising of six departments: Biology, Chemistry and Biochemist...
Source: AIBS Classifieds - October 1, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Classifieds Tags: Other Positions Available Source Type: news

Prepare Your Resume, Hone Your Interview Skills
Registration is open for the Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists, an online professional development program from the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate programs in the United States do an excellent job of preparing students for careers in academia. As early career professionals and a growing number of reports note, however, many STEM graduates (including those with advanced degrees) are interested in employment in sectors beyond the professoriate. Scientists continue to report that they feel ill-prepared and ill-equipped ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - September 14, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Continuing the journey toward health equity: becoming antiracist in health promotion research and practice - Breny JM.
Health education and promotion researchers and practitioners are committed to eliminating health disparities, and the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) has continuously supported this effort through its journals, professional development, annual ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

COVID-19 and professional standards activities – resumption of appraisal
Medical appraisal was suspended for most doctors in March 2020, to free up clinical time to manage the COVID-19 emergency situation. Medical Appraisal 2020, developed with partners and stakeholders, describes the restart of appraisals using a rebalanced approach that focuses on the doctor ’s professional development and wellbeing, and simplifies expectations around supporting information and pre-appraisal paperwork. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 9, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Community Support Officer
Specifications:Permanent contractHours: Full time (1.0 FTE)Salary:  £30,000Location:Flexible, (anywhere in the world), remote workingApplication closing date:20 September 2020 (midnight GMT)This role is an exciting opportunity to use your communication and problem-solving skills to make a difference in the field of health care research.  As Community Support Officer you will be joining Cochrane ’s Community Support team. We are the first point of contact for the international Cochrane community, providing a timely and coordinated user support service. We resolve queries covering a broad range of areas...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 8, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Open Windows, Doors Could Help Stop Coronavirus Spread In Schools, Harvard Experts Say
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Education Health schools Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Harvard Massachusetts Schools Source Type: news

Gut Microbiome: Can it really affect our health?
If the Gut Microbiome is a topic of interest, read the first articles in the Society's new Journal,Gut Microbiome.  Soon after birth, the human intestine starts to get colonised by an increasing number of bacteria, viruses and fungi, collectively called the microbiota. In adulthood, each person has its own specific microbiota that remains more or less stable as long as environmental factors like food and drugs intake remain constant. The microbiota and its host have a symbiotic relationship which means that both parties benefit from the presence of the other. The host provides a favourable environment for the bacteria...
Source: The Nutrition Society - September 3, 2020 Category: Nutrition Authors: Jade Mitchell Source Type: news

Prepare Your Resume, Hone Your Interview Skills
Registration is open for the Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists, an online professional development program from the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate programs in the United States do an excellent job of preparing students for careers in academia. As early career professionals and a growing number of reports note, however, many STEM graduates (including those with advanced degrees) are interested in employment in sectors beyond the professoriate. Scientists continue to report that they feel ill-prepared and ill-equipped ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - September 1, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Nigeria: SOGON Partners Nordica, Erbe for Training of Gynaecologists
[This Day] The Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON) through its committee on Continuous Professional Development and Training, has partnered with Nordica fertility centre and Erbe Elektromedizin GmbH, a leading medical equipment manufacturer on a webinar for doctors. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 27, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Prepare Your Resume, Hone Your Interview Skills
Registration is open for the Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists, an online professional development program from the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate programs in the United States do an excellent job of preparing students for careers in academia. As early career professionals and a growing number of reports note, however, many recent STEM graduates (including those with advanced degrees) are interested in employment in sectors beyond the professoriate by the time they complete their degree. Scientists continue to report...
Source: Public Policy Reports - August 17, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Register Now: AIBS Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists
Registration is now open for the Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists, an online professional development program from the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate programs in the United States do an excellent job of preparing students for careers in academia. As early career professionals and a growing number of reports note, however, many recent STEM graduates (including those with advanced degrees) are interested in employment in sectors beyond the professoriate by the time they complete their degree. Scientists continue to re...
Source: Public Policy Reports - August 3, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Now Online: AIBS Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists
Registration is now open for the Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists, an online professional development program from the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate programs in the United States do an excellent job of preparing students for careers in academia. As early career professionals and a growing number of reports note, however, many recent STEM graduates (including those with advanced degrees) are interested in employment in sectors beyond the professoriate by the time they complete their degree. Scientists continue to re...
Source: Public Policy Reports - July 21, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Shin, Borup and Evmenova receive funding for teacher professional development program
(George Mason University) Joan K. Shin, Associate Professor, APTDIE, TCLDEL, CIE, College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), Jered Borup, Associate Professor, Learning Technologies in Schools, CEHD, and Anna S. Evmenova, Associate Professor, Special Education and disAbility Research, CEHD, received $75,000 from the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs for an online English language teacher professional development program. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Shaping Geisel ’s Coaching Program
To better help students navigate the challenges of medical school and support their professional development, the Geisel School of Medicine began replacing its longstanding advising system with a new longitudinal coaching program for incoming first-year students at the start of the 2019 academic year with small group and individual coaching sessions. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 16, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education News coaching Source Type: news

Now Online: AIBS Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists
Registration is now open for the Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists, an online professional development program from the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate programs in the United States do an excellent job of preparing students for careers in academia. As early career professionals and a growing number of reports note, however, many recent STEM graduates (including those with advanced degrees) are interested in employment in sectors beyond the professoriate by the time they complete their degree. Scientists continue to re...
Source: Public Policy Reports - July 6, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Now Online: AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program designed to enhance the communication skills of scientists, particularly those interested in communicating with decision-makers and the news media. The program is an excellent way to develop new communication skills and identify effective methods for broadening the impact of research and education programs. The AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists expands on AIBS’s highly successful media and science policy training workshops. The Boot Camp meets the needs of everyone from graduate students to senior researche...
Source: Public Policy Reports - July 6, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

National Survey Shows Significant Improvements in Evolution Education
A recent survey from the National Center for Science Education (NCSE) and Penn State University found that public high school biology teachers are more likely to teach evolution as settled science today than they were twelve years ago. The 2019 survey of 752 public high school biology teachers, conducted by Eric Plutzer, a political scientist and polling expert at Penn State University, was designed to replicate a similar national survey that Plutzer and his colleagues had done in 2007. Results from the survey were recently published by Plutzer and NCSE’s Glenn Branch and Ann Reid in the journal Evolution: Education...
Source: Public Policy Reports - June 22, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Now Online: AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program designed to enhance the communication skills of scientists, particularly those interested in communicating with decision-makers and the news media. The program is an excellent way to develop new communication skills and identify effective methods for broadening the impact of research and education programs. The AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists expands on AIBS’s highly successful media and science policy training workshops. The Boot Camp meets the needs of everyone from graduate students to senior researche...
Source: Public Policy Reports - June 22, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

LaunchPad by Carestream Dental Takes Digital Learning to New Heights
 ATLANTA—As a company dedicated to delivering digital dentistry solutions, developing content to promote all-digital learning only makes sense. Today, Carestream Dental is excited to announce the introduction of “LaunchPad by Carestream Dental,” a program that offers a carefully curated digital learning experience to dental professionals seeking personal and professional development. LaunchPad accelerates access to premier educational content from leaders in dentistry. Oral healthcare professionals can choose from live webinars, pre-recorded courses, white papers and interactive resources on the...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 16, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

AIBS Responding to COVID-19 Crisis
During the COVID-19 crisis, AIBS has continued to support our clients, partners, and members in our collective efforts to promote informed decision-making that advances science for the benefit of society. We continue to work to help the biological sciences community respond the effects of disruptions arising from COVID-19, and to prepare for continued impact and effectiveness as we all prepare for new models of operation. AIBS is proud to have: Helped science educators identify and develop resources to enable science instruction to continue in online formats. Worked with research funding organizations to supp...
Source: AIBS News - June 8, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Now Online: AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program designed to enhance the communication skills of scientists, particularly those interested in communicating with decision-makers and the news media. The program is an excellent way to develop new communication skills and identify effective methods for broadening the impact of research and education programs. The AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists expands on AIBS’s highly successful media and science policy training workshops. The Boot Camp meets the needs of everyone from graduate students to senior researche...
Source: Public Policy Reports - June 8, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Now Online: Enabling Interdisciplinary and Team Science
Reports abound from professional societies, the Academies, government agencies, and researchers calling attention to the fact that science is increasingly an interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and international endeavor. In short, science has become a “team sport.” There is a real and present need to better prepare scientists for success in this new collaborative environment. The American Institute of Biological Sciences is responding to this call with a new program for scientists, educators, and individuals who work with or participate in scientific teams. Team science is increasingly...
Source: Public Policy Reports - June 8, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Increase Your Career Opportunities: Writing for Impact and Influence Online Course
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is once again offering its popular professional development program to help scientists and students hone their written communication skills to increase the power of their message. Writing for Impact and Influence combines practical instruction and hands-on exercises to improve participants’ general writing proficiency and their ability to reach large audiences. The program will provide participants with the skills and tools needed to compose scientific press releases, blog posts, emails, and memoranda. Learn to write for stakeholders, decision-makers, and the gen...
Source: Public Policy Reports - June 8, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Now Online: Enabling Interdisciplinary and Team Science
Reports abound from professional societies, the Academies, government agencies, and researchers calling attention to the fact that science is increasingly an interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and international endeavor. In short, science has become a “team sport.” There is a real and present need to better prepare scientists for success in this new collaborative environment. The American Institute of Biological Sciences is responding to this call with a new program for scientists, educators, and individuals who work with or participate in scientific teams. Team science is increasingly...
Source: Public Policy Reports - May 27, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Increase Your Career Opportunities: Writing for Impact and Influence Online Course
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is once again offering its popular professional development program to help scientists and students hone their written communication skills to increase the power of their message. Writing for Impact and Influence combines practical instruction and hands-on exercises to improve participants’ general writing proficiency and their ability to reach large audiences. The program will provide participants with the skills and tools needed to compose scientific press releases, blog posts, emails, and memoranda. Learn to write for stakeholders, decision-makers, and the gen...
Source: Public Policy Reports - May 27, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Increase Your Career Opportunities: 2020 Writing for Impact and Influence Online Course
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is once again offering its popular professional development program to help scientists and students hone their written communication skills to increase the power of their message. Writing for Impact and Influence combines practical instruction and hands-on exercises to improve participants’ general writing proficiency and their ability to reach large audiences. The program will provide participants with the skills and tools needed to compose scientific press releases, blog posts, emails, and memoranda. Learn to write for stakeholders, decision-makers, and the gen...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 27, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks - Community Support Officer
Specifications: Part time (0.4 FTE), 15 hours per weekSalary: £30,000 FTE per annumLocation: Flexible – coverage of UK morning timezone preferredApplication Closing Date: 20th May 2020This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to make a difference in the field of health care research.Cochrane ’s Community Support team is the first point of contact for the international Cochrane community. We provide a timely and coordinated support service, resolving queries covering a broad range of areas including Cochrane Account login, Cochrane review software (e.g. RevMan Web, Archie), membership, tr...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 23, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Increase Your Career Opportunities: 2020 Writing for Impact and Influence Online Course
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is once again offering its popular professional development program to help scientists and students hone their written communication skills to increase the power of their message. Writing for Impact and Influence combines practical instruction and hands-on exercises to improve participants’ general writing proficiency and their ability to reach large audiences. The program will provide participants with the skills and tools needed to compose scientific press releases, blog posts, emails, and memoranda. Learn to write for stakeholders, decision-makers, and the gen...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 14, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Now Online: 2020 Communications Boot Camp for Scientists
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program designed to enhance the communication skills of scientists, particularly those interested in communicating with decision-makers and the news media. The program is an excellent way to develop new communication skills and identify effective methods for broadening the impact of research and education programs. The AIBS Communications Training Boot Camp for Scientists expands on AIBS’s highly successful media and science policy training workshops. The Boot Camp meets the needs of everyone from graduate students to senior ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 14, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Now Online: Enabling Interdisciplinary and Team Science
Reports abound from professional societies, the Academies, government agencies, and researchers calling attention to the fact that science is increasingly an interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and international endeavor. In short, science has become a “team sport.” There is a real and present need to better prepare scientists for success in this new collaborative environment. The American Institute of Biological Sciences is responding to this call with a new program for scientists, educators, and individuals who work with or participate in scientific teams. Team science is increasingly...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 14, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Increase Your Career Opportunities and Your Impact: 2020 Writing for Impact and Influence Online Course
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is once again offering its popular professional development program to help scientists and students hone their written communication skills to increase the power of their message. Writing for Impact and Influence combines practical instruction and hands-on exercises to improve participants’ general writing proficiency and their ability to reach large audiences. The program will provide participants with the skills and tools needed to compose scientific press releases, blog posts, emails, and memoranda. Learn to write for stakeholders, decision-makers, and the gen...
Source: Public Policy Reports - March 30, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Now Online: 2020 Communications Boot Camp for Scientists
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program designed to enhance the communication skills of scientists, particularly those interested in communicating with decision-makers and the news media. The program is an excellent way to develop new communication skills and identify effective methods for broadening the impact of research and education programs. The AIBS Communications Training Boot Camp for Scientists expands on AIBS’s highly successful media and science policy training workshops. The Boot Camp meets the needs of everyone from graduate students to senior ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - March 30, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Now Online: Enabling Interdisciplinary and Team Science
Reports abound from professional societies, the Academies, government agencies, and researchers calling attention to the fact that science is increasingly an interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and international endeavor. In short, science has become a “team sport.” There is a real and present need to better prepare scientists for success in this new collaborative environment. The American Institute of Biological Sciences is responding to this call with a new program for scientists, educators, and individuals who work with or participate in scientific teams. Team science is increasingly...
Source: Public Policy Reports - March 30, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news