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Improving Outreach In Plant Science

Improving Outreach In Plant Science- Workshop at ICAR 2021-Virtual Jose Dinneny, Stanford (and former NAASC member) organized this workshop at ICAR 2021-Virtual. The workshop stemmed from his leadership of two NAASC activities on the topic of Outreach in Plant Science that occurred between 2018-2021,…

Plantae Webinar: Launch and advance a career in science without a PhD

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Plantae Webinar: Launch and advance a career in science without a PhD  Recorded Thursday, April 22nd About This Webinar Many of our career conversations focus on what’s next after a plant science PhD, but there are other ways to be extremely successful in this field without a doctorate. In…

DiversifyPlantPubs - Amplifying Underrepresented Voices

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NAASC #DiversifyPlantPubs is simple and straight-forward. The NAASC DiversifyPlantSci Twitter account @DiversifyPlants re-tweets scientific articles, including pre-prints, written by scientists who self-identify as plant science researchers with diverse identity(ies). If you are Black, Indigenous,…

Plants as Grandparents, Doctors, and Chefs - A Webinar Series Organized by GeneSprout

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A collective of young plant scientists, known as GeneSprout Initiative, share their research in a December webinar series. What is GeneSprout Initiative? GeneSprout Initiative is a collective of young plant researchers based in the Netherlands and Belgium. We want to increase public engagement…

SciComm Resources

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I would love to start a thread for people to share their favorite online SciComm Resources related to developing materials, short courses, strategies etc. I have listed a few that I have found below. 1. ASLO Scientists Guide to Social Media 2. Running a Reddit Ask me Anything 3. Tips for breaking…

What Happens after Manuscript Submission?

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What Happens after Manuscript Submission? Recorded Friday, March 6, 2020   About This Webinar In one of our recent webinars, Mary Williams discussed how to prepare your manuscript for publication. But what happens next?  In the second webinar of this series, Jon Munn, Jennifer Regala,…

Preparing your Manuscript for Submission

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Preparing your Manuscript for Submission Recorded Tuesday, February 4, 2020  About This Webinar In this webinar, ASPB Features Editor Mary Williams will outline the key steps in writing a paper, preparing figures, and navigating the submission process. Topics include how to frame the…

From population to production: 50 years of scientific literature on how to feed the world (Global Food Security)

Tamburino et al. analyzed text from more than 12,000 research articles published in the past 50 years that included the terms “global” or “world” and “food supply”, “food demand’, or “zero hunger”. From this dataset, they quantified terms related to population, total food production,…

Plantae's Top 5 Facebook and Twitter Posts during 2019

2019 was an amazing year of growth for Plantae's social media accounts. It is always interesting to look back at what worked and which posts were of most interest to our community. Here is a list of our Top 5 Twitter and Facebook posts. Thank you for following our accounts! Light-sheet fluorescence…