LSC partners with Urban Canid Project for interdisciplinary research

Story by Ysabella Bhagroo. Ysabella is an undergraduate student majoring in LSC and the Department of Life Sciences Communication's 2017-18 Lenore Landry Scholar. [caption id="attachment_11516" align="aligncenter" width="613"] A fox wanders through a city street in Madison, Wisconsin. Photo: UW Urban Canid Project.[/caption] As Wisconsin’s red fox and coyote populations grow, Madison is seeing an increasing number of these urban canids establishing their homes closer to campus. Recently, LSC chair Dominique Brossard, associate professor Bret Shaw, and faculty associate Don Stanley teamed up with the UW-Madison Urban Canid Project, a project that investigates the way canids are living in Madison and how we coexist with them.
May 16, 2018
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LSC’s online summer courses offer rich learning opportunities

Summer is right around the corner, and this summer the Department of Life Sciences Communication is offering four online courses for undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree students. The courses teach both theoretical and applied science communication, granting students from anywhere in the world access to a top-notch academic experience.
April 4, 2018
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LSC’s science communication colloquium featured an exciting line-up

The Spring 2018 Life Sciences Communication colloquium brought acclaimed speakers from near and far. Over the course of the semester, attendees of the colloquium heard from experts in science communication, science policy, sustainability marketing, media sociology, and other interesting areas. We've published videos of the talks below in case you missed them.
January 11, 2018
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  • Anderson, A. A., Yeo, S. K., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. A. (2018). Toxic talk: How online incivility can undermine perceptions of media. (more…)

  • Stenhouse, N. (2017). Spreading Success Beyond the Laboratory: Applying the RE-AIM Framework for Effective Environmental Communication Interventions at Scale.  (more…)

  • Scheufele, D. A., Xenos, M. A., Howell, E. L., Rose, K. M., Brossard, D., & Hardy, B. W. (2017). U.S. attitudes on human genome editing.  (more…)

  • Runge, K. K., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., Rose, K. M., & Larson, B. J. (2017). The polls—Trends: Attitudes about food and food-related biotechnology.  (more…)

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