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Introducing The Communicating Science Program February 17, 2005, UMC Meeting. Mission History Plan Help needed . Mission To equip our scientific and technical staff to be world-class communicators. Target Audience. Post-docs Early career scientists

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Introducing the communicating science program february 17 2005 umc meeting

IntroducingThe Communicating Science ProgramFebruary 17, 2005, UMC Meeting

  • Mission

  • History

  • Plan

  • Help needed


Introducing the communicating science program february 17 2005 umc meeting

Mission

To equip our scientific and technical staff to be world-class communicators

Target Audience

  • Post-docs

  • Early career scientists

  • Scientists and technicians in general

Products and Resources

  • Web site

  • Workshops/seminars

  • Coaching

  • Mentoring


Introducing the communicating science program february 17 2005 umc meeting

History

Summer 2003

Mary Golden informally surveyed staff about need for support with writing and oral presentation skills.

An Ad Hoc Interdivisional Steering Committee formed:

Cheryl Cristanelli, HR (Co-chair)

Mary Golden, MMM, MWR (Co-chair)

Tom Bogdan, HAO, ASP

Susan Foster, EO

Bob Henson, Communications

Jason Knieval, RAP

Lynda Lester, SCD

Greg McArthur, SCD

Carol Park, RAP

Pat Parrish, COMET

Marcia Politovich, RAP

Mike Smith, COMET

Junhong Wang, ATD

Lucy Warner, Communications


Introducing the communicating science program february 17 2005 umc meeting

Current Management

Oversight Committee, composed of leaders in UCAR/NCAR divisions, established this month to provide coordination, advocacy, and support

Al Cooper, EOL

Cheryl Cristanelli, HR

Roberta Johnson, EO

Maura Hagan, ASP

Lucy Warner, Communications

At Large ECS representative

Susan Foster, EO (coordinator)


Introducing the communicating science program february 17 2005 umc meeting

2005 Pilot Phase Plan

  • Utilize existing resources to launch and assess pilot

  • Gain endorsement and guidance from UMC

  • Publicize workshops and activities

  • Convene a Feedback Forum to assess spring offerings

  • Plan and offer fall workshops

  • Develop recommendation for sustaining effort in FY06


Introducing the communicating science program february 17 2005 umc meeting

Critical Needs Addressed by CommSci Activities*

  • Writing

  • Proposal Development

  • ESL

  • Oral Presentation (posters and papers)

  • Effective Visual Media

  • “Coaching Corners”

* In addition to new presentations, many ongoing HR, Communications, and Education activities support the mission


Introducing the communicating science program february 17 2005 umc meeting

What Help Is Needed?

Support and publicize opportunities to staff

Encourage participation

Offer suggestions (needs, panelists, speakers, coaches, mentors)

Tell us about models that are working well

Help to connect suggestions with needed resources

For more information visit:

http://eo.ucar.edu/commsci

Or contact:Susan Foster x 2595, [email protected]


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