Franklin Awards Symposium on Science Communication
Gene E. Likens Symposium
Science Communication: How we do it. How we can improve.
Symposium in honor of Gene E. Likens, recipient of the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth and Environmental Science. Registration is free and open to everyone.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
9:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (Lunch provided.)
1913 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
James Galloway, U. of Virginia, on impacts of human alteration of the nitrogen cycle
Sujay Kaushal, U. of Maryland, on urbanization effects on water quality
Nancy Rabalais, Louisiana State University, on coastal dead zones
Chris Mooney, The Washington Post, on the reporter’s perspective
Gene E. Likens, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies and the University of Connecticut
Student and postdoc attendees are invited to present posters.
Register by the deadline: April 3
Registration is free and open to the public; lunch provided.
There are several public transportation options for geting to Temple University Main Campus, including:
Subway: Broad Street Line exit at Cecil B. Moore Station
Regional Rail: Temple University Station (http://www.septa.org/stations/rail/temple.html)
Visit SEPTA to plan your trip.
The Science Communication Symposium is part of the Franklin Institute Awards, which celebrates Benjamin Franklin's legacy by honoring the Franklins of today. Learn more.