Tue., May 11 | Zoom

(GUELPH CHAPTER) SciComm and Beyond: Opportunities in Science Communication

Join us to learn more about career opportunities within SciComm!
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(GUELPH CHAPTER) SciComm and Beyond:  Opportunities in Science Communication

Time & Location

May 11, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

About the Event

Curious about career opportunities within SciComm? The S2BN Guelph Chapter presents our second SciComm series featuring a diverse group of panelists ranging from scientific writers to scientific illustrators! Join us Tuesday, May 11th from 4 pm - 5 pm to hear how they transitioned into the world of SciComm, their experiences, and tips and tricks on how to gain a career within SciComm!

Evguenia Alechine - Ph.D., ELS

Evguenia is a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, a researcher by nature, a scientific writer & editor, a blogger, an entrepreneur, and a healthy lifestyler. Her mission is to make the world a healthier place by delivering scientific research to a broad audience. She was an academic scientist for eight years, and she is particularly passionate about communicating scientific advances both to the scientific community and to the public.

Julia Hatherell - B.Sc., Metrix

Julia is a recent graduate from the University of Guelph, with a BSc in Biomedical Science, a Minor in Nutritional and Nutraceutical Science, and a Certificate in Business. She is a Medical Writer & Learning Solutions Designer at a small Toronto-based company called Metrix. In this role, she writes and designs learning materials to educate workforces across a variety of industries. With a passion for learning, she plans to further her education and will be returning to the University this fall to pursue a Master of Science in Nutritional Science.

Ernesto Llamas -  Ph.D., Sketching Science

Ernesto is a molecular biologist with ten years of experience in chloroplast metabolism and protein homeostasis. His multidisciplinary research using human stem cells, neurons, Caenorhabditis elegans and Arabidopsis thaliana is focused on unveiling new mechanisms to degrade or repair aggregated/damaged proteins to extend healthy aging, delay the development of neurodegenerative diseases and design the future varieties of stress-tolerant crops. He is actively enrolled in science communication through illustrations on Sketching Science social media accounts.

Xinjie (Lois) Lin - Ph.D., Nutrasource Diagnostic Inc.

Xinjie (Lois) Lin is a medical writer at Nutrasource Diagnostic Inc., Guelph, Ontario. She started with a BSc degree in Food Science and joined the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Guelph to pursue her passion in research at the food-nutrition interface. During her MSc and PhD years, Lois gained a lot of scientific communication experiences through publications, presentations, and volunteer activities. Now she applies her sci-comm skills in developing study protocols and reports for clinical research in the nutraceutical industry. She enjoys music and nature in her spare time.

Session Objectives:

  • Learn about the variety of fields in science communication
  • Discuss different ways of communicating scientific findings
  • Explore the tools available to communicate science in an engaging way
  • Discover the importance of science communication

Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 | Zoom | FREE

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