SETAC promotes open science and provides many opportunities for science outreach. We’ve summarized a few venues below based on type of audience:
Science Outreach to the Scientific Community
- SETAC Publications: Journal articles, books, Technical Issue Papers, Science Briefs and news articles in the SETAC Globe. For guidance on publication, see the publish with SETAC page.
- Presentations: For opportunities for presentations, please see our meetings and events page. For recorded talks and trainings, please see the SETAC Vimeo and YouTube channels.
Science Outreach to the General Public
SETAC communication staff are happy to help members communicate their science through various SETAC outlets:
- Fact Sheets: SETAC encourages members to engage with the public through authoring Technical Issues Papers and Science Briefs that can be referenced in online debates and distributed to policy makers, regulators and other interested parties in outreach efforts.
- SETAC Social Media Events: SETAC is happy to amplify messages shared on social media. Tag us!
- Podcasts: Check out the IEAM Podcasts, which are short interviews that give the story behind the science.
SETAC encourages members to seek resources and forums for science outreach from established organizations:
- Science Advocacy: Public policy advocacy resources
- Public Science Forums: SETAC encourages events that engage with the public and provide opportunities for fellowship and learning (e.g., Science Cafe, Cafe Scientifique, Science Pub-Night) in conjunction with global and regional meetings.
- Youth Education: SETACers are encouraged, individually or through local chapters and branches, to find opportunities to engage in youth education events. Opportunities include:
- Joining online programs such as Skype a Scientist.
- Joining organizations devoted to educating the next generation of scientist such as Project Scientists
- Volunteering at the local level with schools or community groups. Tools and Materials can be found at a variety of sources including:
- European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) webpage EFSA Science.
- European Chemical Authority (ECHA) Resources for Teachers.
- European Commission Science for Environmental Policy Briefs.
- United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Program: Learning and Teaching about the Environment
- United States National Library of Medicine Tox Town website.
- Toxicology Education Foundation
- Participating in regional and local science fairs. Opportunities include:
Resources from SETAC Partners