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April 2019

ComSciCon-Triangle 2019 Workshop

April 6 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm EDT
Research Triangle Park (details TBD) RTP, NC United States

ComSciCon: A science communication workshops for graduate students. Day 1: March 23rd; Day 2: April 6th | Graduate students conducting research in science, technology, health, mathematics, and related fields are invited to apply for ComSciCon-Triangle 2019, a science communication workshop organized by and for graduate students in North Carolina.At this two-day conference, attendees will have the opportunity to develop their science communication skills, network with fellow graduate students passionate about science education and outreach, learn from expert writers and professional science communicators, and produce an original writing for publication.

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GES Colloquium | Emily Pechar – Beyond Political Ideology: Attitudes Towards Government and Corporations on Trust in Science

April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
1911 Building, Room 129 (North Campus), 10 Current Dr.
Raleigh, NC United States
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GES Colloquium, 4/9/18 - Emily Pechar, Environmental Policy | Understanding public distrust of science is both theoretically and practically important. While previous research has focused on the association between political ideology and trust in science, it is at best an inconsistent predictor. This study demonstrates that two dimensions of political ideology—attitudes towards governments and corporations—can more precisely predict trust in science across issues.

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GES Colloquium | Ross Sozzani and Cranos Williams on RiseEnAg for Systems Engineering and Agriculture

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
1911 Building, Room 129 (North Campus), 10 Current Dr.
Raleigh, NC United States
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GES Colloquium, 4/16/18 - Dr. Ross Sozzani and Dr. Cranos Williams | RiseEnAg for Systems Engineering and Agriculture - Convergent research across engineering and the plant sciences

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GES Colloquium | Lisa M. Rasmussen – What WWII Scabies Experiments Teach Us About Unregulated Research

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
1911 Building, Room 129 (North Campus), 10 Current Dr.
Raleigh, NC United States
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GES Colloquium, 4/23/18 - Lisa Rasmussen | Of Mites and Men: What WWII Scabies Experiments Teach Us About Unregulated Research - The number of British soldiers suffering from scabies during WWII significantly affected the war effort. Consequently, the British military funded researcy to study the transmission and treatment of scabies. This colloquium looks at how the researcher interpreted ethical obligations to human subjects prior to modern codes and regulations, and what that can teach us about the ethics of new, unregulated forms of research.

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May 2019

Read Smart Book Discussion — Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Cameron Village Public Library, 1930 Clark Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27605 United States
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Hag-Seed book cover

Join Dr. Margaret Simon from NC State's Department of English to discuss Margaret Atwood's novel Hag-Seed, a modern retelling story of William Shakespeare's The Tempest.

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June 2019

Center for Oral History Training Institute 2019

June 3 - June 7
James B. Hunt Library, Room 4101 (IEI area), 1070 Partners Way
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
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$150 – $500
Oral History - stack of books and microphone on table

Center for Oral History Training Institute | June 3 - 7, 2019 | Hunt Library | Interested in learning oral history and research interview methodologies? For one week, instructors from the Center for Oral History at the Sciene History Institute will work with scholars and researchers who are planning or have started research that has interviewing as a core component.

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August 2019

GES Colloquium – Fall Welcome Lunch and New Location!

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Colloquium: Poe 202 (North Campus), 2310 Katharine Stinson Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
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Location: Poe 202 | The GES weekly colloquium will kick off this August 27, as per tradition with a catered lunch from Neomonde. Come prepared with an appetite and to give a short update about your recent GES activities and upcoming plans.

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September 2019

First AgBioFEWS Cohort: Eastern NC Field Course Report | GES Colloquium

September 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Colloquium: Poe 202 (North Campus), 2310 Katharine Stinson Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
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The first cohort of nine graduate students in the AgBioFEWS program spent time in Eastern NC this summer visiting with farmers and stakeholders. The students will present an overview of their experiences and discuss how these experiences have affected their perspectives on agricultural biotechnology.

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Todd Kuiken – Updates and Opportunities in the International Synbio Policy Space | GES Colloquium

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Colloquium: Poe 202 (North Campus), 2310 Katharine Stinson Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
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Todd Kuiken speaking at iGEM 2017, where he served on the Human Practices committee. Credit: iGEM Foundation and Justin Knight.

GES Colloquium, 9/10/19 | Dr. Todd Kuiken will provide an update on major international treaties and discussions around synthetic biology, and ways for NC State and the broader synbio community to participate in these activities.

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Molly Renda – From Teosinte to Tomorrow | GES Colloquium

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Colloquium: Poe 202 (North Campus), 2310 Katharine Stinson Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
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A quarter-acre of the NC Museum of Art park is currently planted in a corn maze - the symbolic entrance to the exhibition ART'S WORK IN THE AGE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY. Renda will discuss the genesis of the project and introduce some of the 17 artists represented in the exhibition.

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