Jessica Rohde

Jessica Rohde


Published on Sep 18, 2015

Engage Evaluation Update 2015

We've been under the radar for over a year, but we have a lot of successes to share with our backers and the experiment program!This year, 14 graduate students completed the Engage course and gave ...

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Published on Apr 08, 2014

Now Livestreaming: Engage Student Talks at Town Hall Seattle

the science of rockets and lightningstem cells and new heartscarbon nanontubes and teething gelsTune in for free on livestream@EngageScience

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Published on Mar 09, 2014

Requesting the highest of fives...

This is just a short, backers-only post just to say thanks to each and every one of you. Here at Engage, we could not be more elated to have our project more than fully funded, and to have the supp...

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Published on Mar 03, 2014

Top 5 Errors Scientists Make When Communicating to the Public (Plus Cute Animal Gifs)

The first rule of science communication is to know your audience. With this in mind, our lab note today features the most popular communication technique for an audience of random people on the int...

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Published on Feb 26, 2014

The elevator pitch: explaining the "so what?" of your research in 2 minutes or less.

When you hear the word "elevator pitch" do you picture a couple of business types wearing suits and talking widgets in a fancy building downtown? Well this classic communication te...

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Published on Feb 19, 2014

Our Project Featured on Randy Olson's blog!

I had a bit of a fan girl moment last week when I got the chance to speak with Randy Olson about our project. He's the author of "Don't Be Such a Scientist," one of the books that i...

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Published on Feb 07, 2014

Wowza! Thanks and here's a behind-the-scenes peek at our class.

The success we've had in the first 3 days of this project surpasses what we could have ever hoped and dreamed. We're already over 50% funded! And what a treat to have a very generous donor match al...

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It's true! Learning to be a better communicator can help scientists better collaborate, particularly across disciplines. One of the many benefits we hope to measure in our study.
Tip of the hat to Oscar Jasklowski for the idea!