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Communicating Climate Science in Missouri
Communicating Climate Science in Missouri
August 25, 2020
Researchers are constantly learning more about the impacts of climate change, but findings tend to be complex and nuanced. Personal beliefs...
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2020 Missouri Primary Recap
2020 Missouri Primary Recap
August 6, 2020
Missouri’s primary elections took place on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. In addition to choosing party candidates for statewide and local...
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Four states launch science policy fellowship programs in 2020
Four states launch science policy fellowship programs in 2020
August 3, 2020
This year, four states will kick off state-level, non-partisan science and technology policy fellowship programs – Idaho, Missouri, North...
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Missouri Researchers Responding to COVID-19: July 2020 Updates
Missouri Researchers Responding to COVID-19: July 2020 Updates
July 17, 2020
In April, MOST Policy Initiative partnered with Missouri Cures Education Foundation in hosting the Missouri Fighting COVID-19 Virtual Briefing...
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Virtual Conferences Tips & Tricks Part II: Attending Virtual Events
Virtual Conferences Tips & Tricks Part II: Attending Virtual Events
July 10, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. (July 9, 2020) - Attending a conference as a virtual attendee may not sound as exciting as being there in person but we can’t let...
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Looking Back: A Brief History of the MOST Policy Fellows Program
Looking Back: A Brief History of the MOST Policy Fellows Program
July 6, 2020
Rachel K. Owen, MOST Policy Initiative Co-Founder and Director We are officially less than two months away from welcoming our first class of...
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Virtual Conferences Tips & Tricks Part I: Hosting Virtual Events
Virtual Conferences Tips & Tricks Part I: Hosting Virtual Events
July 2, 2020
This has been an unusual year to say the least. Many conferences have canceled their in-person events and turned them virtual. For many...
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Announcing the inaugural class of MOST Policy Fellows
Announcing the inaugural class of MOST Policy Fellows
June 29, 2020
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (June 29, 2020) – Five post-doctoral fellows have been selected to serve as independent science advisors to the Missouri...
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Contact Tracing Efforts in Kansas City May Yield Big Results in Fighting COVID-19
Contact Tracing Efforts in Kansas City May Yield Big Results in Fighting COVID-19
June 3, 2020
Google shows the author's location information for the past year. Here’s an exercise for you. Open up Google Maps on your smartphone....
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Elevating Science in Missouri: The Role of the Missouri Local Science Engagement Network
Elevating Science in Missouri: The Role of the Missouri Local Science Engagement Network
May 27, 2020
Here at the Missouri Local Science Engagement Network, we’re working hard to create resources to elevate science in policy conversations...
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Understanding the Art of Science Communication
Understanding the Art of Science Communication
May 20, 2020
Science communication experts share tips on getting the most out of your communications plan. "Your work no longer speaks for itself. The...
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2020 Missouri Legislative Session: STEMM Recap
2020 Missouri Legislative Session: STEMM Recap
May 18, 2020
While the 2020 Missouri legislative session was anything but normal, several pieces of legislation were introduced, amended, and passed related...
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Food, rock shows, and great people - What life is like for young professionals living in Central Missouri
Food, rock shows, and great people - What life is like for young professionals living in Central Missouri
May 18, 2020
COLUMBIA, MO (May 15, 2020) - The idea of moving to another city or state can be frightening for some students. Two University of Missouri...
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Using 'science notes' to share timely, relevant science with policymakers
Using 'science notes' to share timely, relevant science with policymakers
May 12, 2020
Policy briefs, memos, white papers, leave-behinds, 1-pagers.. all of these terms refer to specific ways to communicate written information in...
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Scientists Adjusting to Quarantine Life
Scientists Adjusting to Quarantine Life
May 7, 2020
Dan EnglishMSGH. Local Science Engagement Network Coordinator http://www.danieljenglish.com Lab assistant, Zeus is new to scientific...
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How will MOST Policy Fellows interact with Missouri Legislators?
How will MOST Policy Fellows interact with Missouri Legislators?
April 29, 2020
We are excited to launch the MOST Policy Fellows program this fall! Though the Missouri General Assembly only meets from January to May each...
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MOST Policy Initiative welcomes Dan English as Engagement Network Coordinator
MOST Policy Initiative welcomes Dan English as Engagement Network Coordinator
April 22, 2020
In January, MOST Policy Initiative launched the Missouri Local Science Engagement Network (LSEN) in partnership with the American Association...
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MOST Policy Initiative founders share their vision for the first class of MOST Policy Fellows
MOST Policy Initiative founders share their vision for the first class of MOST Policy Fellows
April 20, 2020
Three years ago, three graduate students co-founded an evidence-based policy fellowship program for doctoral STEM graduates in the State of...
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Director Anna Hui’s perspective on the MOST Policy Fellows
Director Anna Hui’s perspective on the MOST Policy Fellows
March 21, 2020
UPDATE: We have opened applications for the fellowship position based at the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations - Apply...
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Former Science and Technology Fellows are using their experience to advise the MOST Policy Fellows program
Former Science and Technology Fellows are using their experience to advise the MOST Policy Fellows program
March 19, 2020
Drs. Casey Canfield and Beth Prusaczyk, former science and technology fellows in Washington, DC, are sharing their experiences and guiding the...
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