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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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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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