SCONC’s first-ever SciComm Contest winners have been chosen by three judges: Jennifer Cox, Lindsay Key and Michelle Jewell.
Please join us at our Awards Soiree – “The SCONCies” – to congratulate our winners and their excellent science communication work!
JOURNALISM DIVISION WINNERS
Meredith Schmel: Scientists Put Visions of Letters in Blind People’s Brains
Julie Leibach: Blood Draw at the Horseshoe Coral
THIRD PLACE (tied):
Jordan Anderson :Science and Hip Hop: Using Music to Communicate Science
Dave Shaw – The Greatest Show on the East Coast
Joshua Jordan – Mapping Inequality
INSTITUTIONAL DIVISION WINNERS
Alyssa LaFaro – The Head and the Heart
Megan Skrip – Taking Research with Drones to New Heights
Ken Kingery – WWI Helmets Protect Against Shock Waves Just as Well as Modern Designs
Matt Shipman – The Microbial Life of Sourdough
Tracey Peake – Is Your Dog Really Happy You’re Home?
Join us at the SCONCies Award Soiree (in person or via Facebook Video) to salute our winners and rub noses with some vaccinated fellow SCONCs.
The ceremony will take place at the NC Biotech Center in Research Triangle Park on Thursday, August 5th from 6-8pm.