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

Important Update on Upcoming ROC-MFS Events: In order to support our communities and healthcare workers in slowing the spread of COVID-19, all Saturday Science and other ROC-MFS events are cancelled or postponed until further notice. In our current public health emergency, science and evidenced-based policy are more important than ever. The websites below all contain […]

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