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“No, It’s Not Actually an Island”: What Studying the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Taught Me About Being a Science Communicator

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Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Conservation | Lecture Archive 2019

Posted: June 28, 2019

“No, It’s Not Actually an Island”: What Studying the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Taught Me About Being a Science Communicator

Lecture date: July 24, 2019. Jennifer Brandon discusses her career as a scientist studying marine debris and as a scientific communicator.

Brandon has a Ph.D. in biological oceanography from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. She recently completed an eighteen-month stint as the Price Postdoctoral Fellow in science communication and outreach at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps. There, she taught a college lecture course on science communication and helped coordinate an outreach program to sixty Title I classrooms.

Video Posted: June 28, 2019 | Running time: 64:10

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