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Science advocates have much to celebrate after the 2018 Midterm Elections. Last Tuesday, eight new congressmen and women with formal scientific backgrounds were elected

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How to Become a Science Advocate

Have you ever thought about getting out from behind your microscope or lab bench and engaging with the public about science?  During these difficult times of dwindling research funds, non-evidence-based policy decisions, and science skepticism, there is an urgent need for science advocates.

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Climate Science Teach-In

ROC-MFS will host a Climate Science Teach-In in conjunction with the 2019 Rochester Climate Strike. Join us to learn more about the research and science behind our understanding of climate change. Topics covered in this teach-in include: The climate system Radiation and convection The ‘greenhouse effect’ Forcings and feedbacks The carbon cycle Climate models and […]

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ROC-MFS will bring Saturday Science back to the Lyle Branch Library on Saturday, September 21. Please join us for an afternoon of fun with some education mixed in. Our current presenters for this next event include: Mad Science Foodlink Braddock Bay Raptor Research Aesthetician Labs,and the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI).

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Upcoming ROC-MFS Events

Science education and science driven policy benefits everyone in our community. Rochester has a vibrant science community with several nationally recognized universities and a multiple thriving technological based industries making Rochester one of the most science friendly regions in the country. Yet, we recognize that some communities in our area lack access to to science […]

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