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Environmental Communication:
Research Into Practice

This course will help you to understand what's distinct about environmental communication and why it's not necessarily the same as other types of public interest or political communication. We'll consider the unique and difficult challenges of communicating well around environmental affairs and sustainability. We’ll explore why much environmental communication today is not as effective as it could be, and is all too often counter-productive. And we’ll give you the information and critical perspective you need to make better communication choices.

Program Coordinator

Dear Friends,

I am excited to announce that Spring Creek Project is hiring a program coordinator. Please help us spread the word about this position by forwarding this email to your lists, friends, and colleagues who might be interested in the job.  

Spring Creek Project has a small staff of two part-time employees, and the program coordinator will play an essential role in everything from big-picture thinking about annual programing to detailed tasks like scheduling writing residencies. Our ideal candidate will be deeply committed to the Spring Creek Project mission, experienced at developing engaging events and programming, and skilled at program outreach.

This is a part-time, permanent position with summers off and a full benefits package from Oregon State University. Applications are due on September 1. The full position description is available here: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/46484.

Feel free to contact me for more information.

Thanks for your help getting the word out,

Science, Stories and Society… the Soul of Science Communication

15th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference

4–6 April 2018, Dunedin, New Zealand

Science, Stories and Society… the Soul of Science Communication

The 15th International PCST (Public Communication of Science and Technology) Conference will be held in Dunedin, New Zealand's oldest city, on 4–6 April, 2018. PCST 2018 is organised by the PCST Network and hosted by The Centre for Science Communication at the University of Otago.

The PCST Network and the New Zealand conference hosts have pleasure in inviting you to submit proposals for presentations at this major event. The closing date is 12 noon (GMT) on 1 October 2017.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication

We need your help in finding the right candidate for a terrific job opportunity.  We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join our climate communication research team.

The Fellow will contribute to our ongoing Climate Matters project, a National Science Foundation funded initiative that encourages and enables TV weathercasters to report on the local impacts of climate change.  Going forward, we will be offering Climate Matters reporting resources to a broader set of local journalists working in TV, radio, newspapers and digital newsrooms around the nation.  Using a combination of in-depth interviews and quantitative surveys, the Fellow will play a leading role in helping us assess the climate change views and reporting interests of local journalists and news directors across America.

Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant social science discipline, and a track record of journal and/or conference papers on relevant topics of inquiry.  Priority will be given to applicants who have strong qualitative interviewing and quantitative survey research skills, and who have a strong understanding of climate change and/or journalism.

The position will be filled at the earliest possible opportunity, ideally in mid-August. More information about the position, and the online application form, can be found here: https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/41062

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