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 YouTube Channel.
Science Outreach to the General Public
- 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 organizes events during annual meeting such as Reddit AMAs and Tweetups to offer attendees an interactive experience answering science questions from the public. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information or are interested in hosting a social media event.
- 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). SETAC encourages such events in conjunction with global and regional meetings.
- Blogs: The IEAM Blog can serve as an outlet for outreach. Guest contributors are always welcome. Submit a blog post!
- Podcasts: Check out the IEAM Podcasts, which are short interviews that give the story behind the science.
- Science Advocacy: Public policy advocacy resources
- 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:
- Participating in regional and local science fairs. Opportunities include:
- SETAC Science Partners: