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SpotOn NYC’s 2nd birthday – celebrating with a social media slant! 4/25/13 7PM - 9PM

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It’s SpotOn NYC’s 2nd birthday and to celebrate we’d like to try something a bit different… We invite you to help us to create a set of...

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SpotOn NYC: Communication and the brain 3/14/13 7PM - 9PM

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Society has a fascination with the ailments of prominent figures, but we don't tend to generalize them; not every cancer patient is Steve...

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SpotOn NYC: DIY science 12/13/12 7PM - 9PM

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Scientific research has a reputation for being expensive, requiring fancy microscopes, massive observatories, or even one-of-a-kind...

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What's holding up open access? 10/17/12 7PM - 9PM

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In September, the high-energy physics community and 10 publishers came to an agreement:  all future papers in the field would be published...

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The $1,000 genome is here - are we ready? 9/20/12 7PM - 9PM

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Ion Torrent has claimed that its latest sequencing machine can produce a human genome for under $1,000. Are we ready to handle and...

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PhD 2.0 8/20/12 7PM - 9PM

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A recent Washington Post article let the public in on one of science's worst kept secrets: we produce far more PhDs than will ever find...

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Reaching out of the ivory tower 6/7/12 7PM - 9PM

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Reaching out of the ivory tower Do researchers have an obligation to take their work directly to the public?  The public, through the...

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SONYC's first birthday: attendee demo night! 5/2/12 7PM - 9PM

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SONYC has always been about encouraging audience participation so, to celebrate the anniversary of our first event, we thought we'd turn...

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Setting the research record straight 3/20/12 7PM - 9PM

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The internet has enabled the faster and more thorough dissemination of published science, meaning that more eyes than ever are available to...

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Thinking Digital: Giving your research more reach (and making sure others can find it) 1/25/12 7PM - 9PM

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Only a fraction of the things that scientists do in the lab ever see the light of day in a formal publication. Negative data, new tools,...

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Matching medium and messengers to meet the masses 12/8/11 7PM - 9PM

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Reaching an audience that's already interested in science is a relatively easy thing to do. Reaching a broader audience, however, can be a...

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In the news, but not reviewed 11/10/11 7PM - 9PM

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Peer review, although not perfect, helps provide validity for new scientific findings. But lately, the headlines have been filled with...

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Enhanced eBooks & BookApps: the Promise and Perils 9/20/11 7PM - 9PM

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Enhanced ebooks and tablet apps clearly offer new ways to present material and engage readers. Yet some of the software restrictions and...

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Reaching the niches: connecting underrepresented groups with science 8/24/11 7PM - 9PM

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How do we reach and connect groups that are underrepresented in science? Women, minorities, and researchers in developing economies often...

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SONYC: Science, science communications, and the law 6/8/11 7PM - 9PM

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Don't know your intellectual property from your libel law?  Join us for the June edition of Science Online NYC, where we'll let you reverse...

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SONYC: Are scientists antisocial? 5/16/11 7PM - 9PM

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The sharing of information and materials is an integral part of the scientific process.  Many communities have found that online tools can...

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SONYC: Courting Controversy 4/20/11 7PM - 9PM

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How to successfully engage an online audience with complex or controversial topics Climate change. Nuclear safety. Vaccination. These are...

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