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Who's the Next Bill Nye: the Future of Science Communication

  • Sissy K's 4 Commercial Street Boston, MA, 02109 United States (map)

Out with the old, in with the new! Come join us for an evening of chats on how local researchers are shaking up the science communication game! Join our panel of science communicators for an evening of discussion! Buffet included, proceeds benefit taste of science festivals across the US.


We are pleased to welcome: 

Katherine J. Wu and Dana Boebinger from Science in the News

Katherine is a fourth year PhD Candidate at Harvard and outgoing Co-Director of Science in the News.

Dana is a Harvard/MIT PhD student in auditory neuroscience, also Co-Director of Science in the News, and part of the organizing committee for ComSciCon


Molly Edwards from the Youtube channel Science IRL

Molly is a PhD student in the Kramer Lab at Harvard University where she studies columbine flowers. She is also the producer & host of Science IRL on YouTube.


Anna Fisher-Pinkert from the brand new Harvard podcast Veritalk

From plumage and fashion, to immigration and particle physics, Veritalk goes inside the minds of PhD researchers at Harvard University. Go behind the scenes of this brand new podcast from Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Learn how story, sound, and expert knowledge blend together to make an episode of Veritalk.


Dr Colm P Kelleher from the soft matter blog Softbites

Colm is a biophysicist at Harvard, where he studies how dividing cells separate chromosomes. He is also interested in science communication and education.

Event information:

  • Doors open at 7:00pm, and our event kicks off at 7:15pm.
  • In the event of any last-minute event cancellations, we will post an announcement on our webpage, Facebook, and Twitter
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