Redefining recognition: the role for professional societies

Adrienne Sponberg

Redefining recognition: the role for professional societies

In my role at ASLO, I’ve coordinated or facilitated dozens of workshops and panel discussions geared to encourage and to train scientists to communicate their science to policymakers, the public and the media. What I’ve heard over and over again from participants is: “This is important. This takes time. This doesn’t count towards tenure.” Researchers, particularly early career researchers, are doing the calculus on how to best allocate their time …

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Three years of the ASLO Science Communication Internship

By Adrienne Sponberg This morning Facebook reminded me that “on this day” three years ago, I published the first-ever call for the ASLO Science Communication Internship. The program was new and I didn’t know what to expect in terms of applications. But I knew ASLO was well-positioned to expand our training opportunities beyond workshops. Students and early career researchers frequently ask me at ASLO conferences, “How do I get a …

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L&O Bulletin Chapter One Challenge: Call for Papers

Still haven’t published that first chapter of your dissertation that you worked so hard on? Eager to let your peers in those “other” sub disciplines of aquatic science know why what you study is so important, novel, and cutting-edge? Well here’s your chance! The editors of the L&O Bulletin invite you to submit a one paragraph summary of your first chapter (or whichever chapter is a review of your field!) and tell …

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