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Meet a Missouri Scientist: Dan English
Meet a Missouri Scientist: Dan English
July 17, 2020
Dan English followed a circuitous path to becoming a scientist and the Missouri Local Science Engagement Network Coordinator for the MOST...
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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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Back to school in the era of COVID-19
Back to school in the era of COVID-19
July 16, 2020
Parents, teachers, and school administrators are grappling with how to open schools safely and responsibly in the fall. Just today (July...
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Meet Missouri Scientist (and MOST Director), Dr. Rachel Owen
Meet Missouri Scientist (and MOST Director), Dr. Rachel Owen
July 10, 2020
Dr. Owen received her Ph.D. in the University of Missouri School of Natural Resources, researching the impact of a changing climate on...
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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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Meet Dr. Chung-Ho Lin
Meet Dr. Chung-Ho Lin
July 2, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. (July 2, 2020) - Chung-Ho Lin, Ph.D., has always been inspired by how mother nature could offer to clean up the pollution...
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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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Interacting with lawmakers while keeping your social distance
Interacting with lawmakers while keeping your social distance
July 1, 2020
Before COVID-19, Missouri lawmakers were a busy group with committee meetings, debating, voting, answering demands and calls from...
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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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Meet Missouri Scientist: Abigail Aderonmu
Meet Missouri Scientist: Abigail Aderonmu
June 26, 2020
Abigail AderonmuPhD Candidate, Earth & Environmental Science, Social Science ConsortiumUniversity of Missouri – Kansas City,...
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Research Continues Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Research Continues Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
June 23, 2020
Social distancing is easy when you do field research. Katie Laplante talks about how she's adjusting her work because of...
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Engineering grads hopeful for the right careers after graduating during the COVID-19 crisis
Engineering grads hopeful for the right careers after graduating during the COVID-19 crisis
June 13, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. (June 12, 2020) - Two University of Missouri (MU) engineering students have graduated and are entering the world preparing to put...
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COVID-19 Briefing
COVID-19 Briefing
June 12, 2020
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020, researchers across Missouri were called to fight back and identify solutions to...
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From army medic to doctor of public health
From army medic to doctor of public health
June 5, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. (June 5, 2020) - The transition from a war zone to the classroom had its challenges since he didn’t know how to be a student....
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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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Soon-to-be
Soon-to-be "PhD" in the middle of a pandemic
May 31, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. (May 29, 2020) - The quarantine has postponed a doctoral defense for a Ph.D. candidate but that hasn’t stopped her from pursuing...
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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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Graduating college during a global pandemic
Graduating college during a global pandemic
May 23, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The uncertainty of what will happen after graduation during a pandemic has been on the minds of many 2020 graduates. As for Cole...
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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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