Application for ComSciCon-Cornell July 2017
Graduate students and post-doctoral researchers at Cornell University, Binghamton University, Syracuse University, SUNY-ESF, SUNY Upstate Medical University, the University of Rochester, the Rochester Institute of Technology, and other graduate degree granting institutions in Upstate New York are invited to apply for the 2017 Communicating Science Workshop! This unique professional development experience will provide attendees with a fantastic opportunity to meet young leaders in the communication of research from across the Upstate New York community, learn from and interact with a remarkable group of invited experts, and produce an original work communicating scholarly research to a new audience.

Application, registration, and attendance to the workshop is free of charge for accepted applicants, though transportation will not be provided or reimbursed. We ask that you only apply if you can attend both days of the workshop - Friday, July 14th and Saturday, July 22nd, 2017. We will ask for a $50 deposit check from each attendee; this check will be cashed only if an attendee does not show up to both days of the conference. Checks of those who attend both days will be shredded.

Applications will be evaluated solely based on responses to the writing sample prompt and the question about why you would like to attend ComSciCon-Cornell 2017. Demographic information will not be used in the selection process.

Please visit this page for more information about the program: http://comscicon.com/comscicon-cornell-2017

This application will close on March 17th, 2017 at midnight.

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Would you be able to attend the entire workshop?
Friday, July 14th and Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 (approx. 9:00AM to 5:00PM)
Your experience communicating research
Writing sample prompt: A popular science magazine for the general public has invited you to write a story about your research area of interest. First, they would like to know what angle you would take in your piece. Compose a brief teaser to capture their attention and convince them that you have a story their readers will be interested in. Write no more than 500 characters (about 100 words).
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Why do you want to attend the ComSciCon-Cornell workshop? How would attending help or influence your studies and your future career? Write no more than 250 characters (about 50 words).
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