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Science-A-Thon is a five-day celebration of science, engineering, technology, and math (STEM!), science professionals, science teachers, science journalists, and anyone else who uses science in their day – from the lab to the field, from learning to teaching, from routine tasks to major discoveries!


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2019 Keynote Scientist: Jacquelyn Gill

Description: paleoecologist, renowned science communicator

Social Media:  @JacquelynGill

Bio:  Dr. Jacquelyn Gill is an internationally recognized paleoecologist and an outspoken science communications advocate. She is an Associate Professor of Paleoecology & Plant Ecology and the Director of the BEAST Lab at the University of Maine. In addition to her passion for research and teaching, Dr. Gill is also dedicated to sharing science with the public! She is a co-host of the podcast Warm Regards and author of the blog “The Contemplative Mammoth”, welcoming conversations and advice on science, early career academia, and diversity in STEM.

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