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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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Service through Science - Meet Missouri Scientist, Dr. Peter Raven
Service through Science - Meet Missouri Scientist, Dr. Peter Raven
August 22, 2020
Peter Raven, Ph.D., started working at the Missouri Botanical Garden in 1971 where he engaged with people about science, the garden, and...
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Precision Health Briefing
Precision Health Briefing
August 21, 2020
As we learn more about the human genome, doctors and researchers can use genetic information to create customized medical cures for patients....
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Love of Science Leads to a Promising Policy Career
Love of Science Leads to a Promising Policy Career
August 19, 2020
Brittany Whitley, Ph.D. will bring her background as a scientist and policy director to the inaugural class of Missouri Science and...
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Missouri Science and Technology Policy Fellow Makes America her Home
Missouri Science and Technology Policy Fellow Makes America her Home
August 11, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. (Aug. 7, 2020) - Eleni Galata Bickell was raised in a family who trained her to work to measure success based on the impact she...
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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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Are there benefits to having kids in school during a pandemic?
Are there benefits to having kids in school during a pandemic?
August 5, 2020
Parents, teachers, and policymakers are grappling with the reality of COVID-19 this school year. As schools open all over the country, many...
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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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Meet Missouri Scientist, Dr. Jahnke, a Student-Centered Dean
Meet Missouri Scientist, Dr. Jahnke, a Student-Centered Dean
August 1, 2020
Tamera Jahnke, Ph.D., has been with the College of Natural and Applied Sciences at the Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri for...
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Meet Missouri Engineer, Dr. Casey Canfield
Meet Missouri Engineer, Dr. Casey Canfield
July 25, 2020
Casey Canfield is an assistant professor in Engineering Management and Systems Engineering  at Missouri University of Science and...
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Election Security Briefing
Election Security Briefing
July 24, 2020
Did you know that there are evidence-based strategies to secure elections? Elections and voting are fundamental components of the American...
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K-12 Teachers Say They Need More Guidance With COVID-19
K-12 Teachers Say They Need More Guidance With COVID-19
July 22, 2020
Most K through 12 students in Missouri are heading back to class in late August this year. Today, in late July would usually be a time of...
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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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