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By Lance Cooper
November 7, 2011
The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is holding a set of events related to science policy and careers in science policy, which might be of interest to physics students.
Date: Thursday November 10, 2011
Location: 117 Roger Adams Laboratory (RAL)
Speaker: Joanne Carney, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Workshop: Ms. Carney will be holding an interactive session about the formulation and implementation of science-related policies, how those with science backgrounds can approach pursuing a career in public policy.
Informal Q&A: Ms. Carney will be discussing science policy related fellowships offered by the AAAS.
Seminar: Careers Away from the Bench: Being the Voice of Science in Policy-making. Ms. Carney will be giving an overview of science-related policies, ways in which scientists and engineers can use their specific training to contribute to and inform public discourse about science, an how those with science backgrounds can approach pursuing a career in public policy.
Food: Workshop participants will also be having dinner with Ms. Carney at Milo's on Wednesday evening. Informal Q&A participants will be having lunch from Bombay Grill with Ms. Carney during the session. Seminar: Sandwiches from Bread Company and assorted cookies will be served during the session.
Please feel free to attend as few or as many of the sessions as you would like. RSVP for the Workshop and Informal Q&A by filling your information in at the following link:
No RSVP is required for the seminar
If you have questions about the Physics Illinois Graduate Program, contact the Graduate Office, 217.333.3645.
If you have any feedback or suggestions for this blog, please contact Lance Cooper.
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