Let’s Get this Bread: Panel on Grant Writing and Inequities in Funding

When: Thursday, 1/28/21 from 12 – 1:15PM

Where: Zoom! See details below.

Description: Join SPAR for a panel discussion about grant writing and inequities in funding, in cooperation with the National Science and Technology Medals Foundation

Panelists:

Dr. Quincy Brown, Black ComputeHER- Senior Director for Innovation Research at AnitaB.org

Dr. Grant Warner, Howard University- CEA Director of Innovation and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Donna Ginther, University of Kansas- Distinguished Professor of Economics and Director of the Institute for Policy and Social Research

Science Policy Journal Club

SPAR and the Oceanography Graduate Student Association (OGSA) are co-hosting December’s Journal Club, a discussion on a Technology Assessment on Ocean Iron FertilizationSouthern Ocean Iron Fertilization: An Argument Against Commercialization but for Continued Research Amidst Lingering Uncertainty. Don’t be scared if you have never heard of ocean iron fertilization and/or if anything in the article isn’t clear––we will have oceanographers present to the article and translate any confusing jargon.

When: 12/17/20, 6:00pm

Where: Zoom! See details below.

Zoom meeting:

Meeting ID: 925 1762 5722
Password: SciPolMemo

SPAR Monthly Meeting- December

SPAR Monthly Meeting

When: 12/16/20, 5:00pm

Where: Zoom! See info below

Description: Come join your fellow SPAR members at our last meeting of the year (YAY! 2020 is FINALLY ending), and practice your SciComm skills. There will be some business agenda items covered in the beginning, but most of the meeting will be dedicated to a fun Science Communication activity.

Zoom Meeting Info: You will be placed in a waiting room when you join.

Meeting ID: 968 1694 1408

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Password: SciPol20

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SPAR Monthly Meeting- November

SPAR Monthly Meeting

When: 11/18/20, 5:00pm

Where: Zoom! See info below

Description: Reaction to election results!? What skills do you want to build this year in science policy and communication? What kind of speaker seminars and workshops do we want to focus our efforts on? We will follow up on last month’s meeting and do more brainstorming and planning within our task forces.

Zoom Meeting Info: You will be placed in a waiting room when you join.

Meeting ID: 968 1694 1408

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Password: SciPol20

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Election Night Watch Party

SPAR Election Night Watch Party

When: 11/03/20, 6:30pm

Where: Zoom! See info below

Description: Join SPAR as you watch election results for the 2020 Election in a socially distanced, virtual Election Watch Party!

Zoom Meeting Info: The meeting room will be open for most of the night, so feel free to join when you can!

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Meeting ID: 914 2507 4112
Password: Elect2020

October Monthly Meeting

SPAR Monthly Meeting

When: 10/21/20, 5:00pm

Where: Zoom! See info below

Description: What skills do you want to build this year in science policy and communication? What kind of speaker seminars and workshops do we want to focus our efforts on? We’ll do a group brainstorming session and then break up into task forces to make things happen. 

A representative from the Rutgers Energy Institute will tell us about their energy policy seminar series

Zoom Meeting Info: You will be placed in a waiting room when you join.

Meeting ID: 968 1694 1408

Meeting Link: https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/96816941408?pwd=TlJHVklieE1QQ01INHREdndQa0Q3Zz09

Password: SciPol20

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General Interest Meeting 2020

General Interest Meeting

When: 9/23/20, 5:30pm

Where: Zoom! See info below

Description: Join the graduate student organization Science Policy and Advocacy at Rutgers to learn more about what we do, what opportunities there are for scientists, and how YOU can get involved!

Zoom Meeting Info: You will be placed in a waiting room if you join the meeting before 5:30pm.

Meeting ID: 968 1694 1408

Meeting Link: https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/96816941408?pwd=TlJHVklieE1QQ01INHREdndQa0Q3Zz09

Password: SciPol20

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SciPol Spotlight: Nancy Holt & Sci4NY Webinar

SciPol Spotlight: Nancy Holt & Sci4NY Webinar

Host Campus: SPAR – Newark

When: Thurs 2/27/20, 2:00pm

Where: Graduate Student Association Lounge, Newark

Description: Nancy Holt is the co founder of Sci4NY, an initiative to bring together scientists and NYC government officials on projects that will benefit both groups and the City.
Join SPAR as Nancy helps us understand how to build relationships between city
government and the scientific community.

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