Everyone in this field knows that a science communication PhD would be a high-demand program and a great asset to science as well. Get in on the ground floor of creating the academic foundation for what a science communication PhD program should look like. Help develop the intellectual and business case for why it’s needed. Help identify the demand, and help raise funding to sponsor a pilot program at your university.
nSCI board member Lauren Carroll is a research coordinator at the University of Washington in Seattle.