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Hear us on NPR: Here and Now
November 29, 2018 Articles Press

Hear us on NPR: Here and Now

We’ve just learned that a radio segment by KUNC reporter Stacy Nick was picked up by NPR’s Here & Now! You can listen here or at WBUR’s Here & Now...

KUNC Features Science Riot-Denver!
October 31, 2018 Denver Press

KUNC Features Science Riot-Denver!

Stacy Nick of KUNC profiled our Denver program for a feature! We're thrilled to be spreading the science funny!

Funny Happenings in Colorado Springs!
October 19, 2018 Colorado Springs Press

Funny Happenings in Colorado Springs!

Fox21 covered our upcoming show in Colorado Springs! Way to represent, Dave and Sonya!

March for Science Summit
June 30, 2018 Chicago Press

March for Science Summit

Science Riot is very proud to be participating in the March for Science advocacy summit in Chicago with workshops and a public performance! July 6-8th March for Science is hosting...

Radio Interview With Sonya
February 17, 2018 Press

Radio Interview With Sonya

Sonya is our hilarious (Australian) organizer of Science Riot in Colorado Springs who joined the team after performing with us in 2016. She recently sat down with Drew Smith of Cumulus...

Articles

Who is allowed to call themselves a scientist?
Editorial

Who is allowed to call themselves a scientist?

Can you name a scientist who is alive today? Because 81% of the American public can’t name one. This is discouraging news for anyone who cares about science literacy, but it isn’t particularly helpful unless we allow ourselves to consider that maybe the public isn’t the problem. “We must have very different definitions for the word scientist.”…

How To Start a Science Riot
Editorial

How To Start a Science Riot

In 2015, I met with a group of naïve scientists in a Colorado pub. The three of us – a pilot, a microbiologist, and a paleontologist – agreed that “Science Riot” was a catchy non-sequitur. The idea of introverted scientists taking the street in their lab-coats was undeniably hilarious. We never thought it would actually…

Only 1 in 5 scientists participate in outreach for the adult public, and we want to change that. Our workshops give STEM professionals the confidence to get behind a microphone. You might not think that scientists can be both interesting and entertaining, but the results speak for themselves.

Workshops for Scientists

You're an expert. You know things. We provide science communication workshops so that you can tell the world about your science and help restore respect for expertise. 

Programs For Institutions

Our events draw diverse audiences that lectures and science cafe's don't, and we have the statistics to prove it. Learn how you can host a program that develops science communicators and reaches outside the science bubble.