Armed with Science
Here are three strategies from the scientific community that can help your organization frame its work and help people understand why it matters.
The U.S. Department of Defense’s Armed with Science project won 2nd Place for Social Media Outreach/Communications at the 2011 National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC) Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards.
I was recently interviewed by Michael Douma, Executive Director at Idea.org, about my role in the Defense Department’s Armed with Science project. The article covers Armed with Science’s origins and some of its core tenets, and relates the project to broader efforts aimed at boosting scientific literacy and improving attitudes about science. Read it.
This week, my Defense Department (DOD) buddies, Lt. Jennifer Cragg and Elaine Wilson, wrote very nice stories about the Dispatches from Antarctica series that I’ve been working on for the past few months.
On Tuesday, I had the opportunity to give a lightning talk at the Gov 2.0 Expo Keynote Kickoff. All of the talks were 5 minutes and consisted of 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds. It was definitely a great experience. The title of my talk was, “You’ve Been Scienced: Communicating Military Science and Technology with […]
On Monday, the Armed with Science blog featured a story about Army scientists who are printing human skin cells with a modified inkjet printer. True story. Naturally, this led to my inclusion in an Delta Bravo Sierra military cartoon. Enjoy!
Katie Packard at AFCEA wrote this very thoughtful article on Armed with Science. Check out the original. Defense Department Wants You to Get Scienced SIGNAL Online Exclusive, January 2010 – by Katie Packard The U.S. Defense Department’s weekly podcast series, “Armed With Science: Research and Applications for the Modern Military,” emphasizes the important roles science […]
Drew Carey, host of The Price is Right, gives an Armed with Science shout-out during CES 2010.
The UCLA Alumni website will feature a recent UCLA Magazine story about Armed with Science to ring in the new year. The swanky banner will be live at the top of the page Dec. 28, 2009 – Jan. 3, 2010. I like to think that the banner represents my internal struggles as a human-robot hybrid with a fragile sense of […]
Check out this new story, Armed and Scientific, just released by UCLA Magazine. I was recently interviewed for the “Quick Takes” series, which highlights former students and their work since graduating from UCLA.