Since I can’t resist any event with 2.0 in the title, I’ll be going to the Bell Museum on the East Bank tonight to see some science bloggers, including PZ Myers.

Speaking Science 2.0: New Directions in Science Communications

Friday, September 28, 2007

7:30 p.m.
Bell Museum Auditorium
$5 Suggested Donation

Seed magazine writers and influential science bloggers gather to discuss new directions in science communication. This lively panel discussion will cover a range of topics, including science and culture, public engagement with science, the role of scientists in the public discussion of science, and communication via the Internet, film, museums and other media. Author and journalist Chris Mooney, American University communications professor Matthew Nisbet, anthropologist Greg Laden and U of M Morris biology professor PZ Myers will join moderator Jessica Marshall, a U of M science journalism professor. A reception in Dinkytown will follow the event. Co-sponsored by the Bell Museum of Natural History; Seed Magazine/ScienceBlogs; The Humphrey Institute’s Center for Science, Technology and Public Policy; and the Minnesota Journalism Center.