Researchers at UW-Madison, in the Department of Life Sciences Communication (LSC), have always been fascinated with studying public attitudes and behavior towards scientific topics. Through this pandemic, LSC faculty and students have been researching effective …
Despite an unprecedented first year at UW-Madison, LSC assistant professor Sedona Chinn excelled in her new position and learned a lot along the way.
An unprecedented year can lead to unique opportunities.
This past academic year was unlike any other! However, LSC assistant professor Nan Li did not miss a beat and enjoyed her first year as a faculty member at UW-Madison.
While the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum is known by some as being a peaceful nature retreat in the middle of the city, it is also the site of historic and on-going ecological restoration research.
To be the next generation of science communication leaders, it is important for our graduates to understand science communication theory and how to apply what they have learned in practice.
Last summer, Kunlung Wang landed an undergraduate research position in a UW–Madison biochemistry lab. Wang, a biochemistry and computer sciences double major, found himself passionate about the work, which focuses on synthetic biology.
Although we are still in the thick of the spring semester and summer seems so far away, it is the perfect time to start thinking about summer courses.
About 15 years ago, Alan Leshner, then CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) ruffled some feathers among STEM scientists when he called for
LSC’s spring 2021 virtual science communication colloquium brought acclaimed speakers from near and far.