Journal Club

What is Science Policy Journal Club?

Journal clubs are informal discussions on a specific science policy topic lead by different CaSP members. If you are interested in attending or leading your own journal club (you pick the topic!), please sign up for our mailing list or check our events page to know when and where the next journal club will be held.

NEXT JOURNAL CLUB: Sept. 17, 2020

Presenters: Chris Unterberger and April MacIntyre

Topic: School reopenings during the COVID-19 pandemic

Articles:

  • https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2768923
  • https://ethics.harvard.edu/files/center-for-ethics/files/20schoolsduringpandemic2.pdf

Contact macintyre@wisc.edu for the webex link!

Previous Journal Clubs

July 16, 2020

Presenter: Sam Anderson

Topic: Graduate student response to racism in academia

Article: Truong & Museus (2012) Responding to racism and racial trauma

June 25, 2020

Presenter: Sarah Anderson

Topic: The intersection of climate change, racial injustice, and COVID19

Articles:

May 21, 2020

Presenter: Chris Unterberger

Topic: Zoos in the age of COVID 19

Articles:

  • https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-04-22/oakland-zoo-animals-people-funding-shortage-coronavirus
  • https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/15/world/europe/germany-zoo-coronavirus.html
  • https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/shy-eels-intl-scli-scn/index.html

April 16, 2020

Presenter: Laura Borth

Topic: Open Science in the Age of COVID 19

Articles:

Journal Club Review

March 26, 2020

Presenter: Allie Canales (Guest appearance by Amanda Hurley!)

Topic: Census 2020 (plus a small discussion on White House OSTP early career scientist panel opportunity)

Articles:

February 20, 2020

Presenter: Shannon Walsh

Topic: Domestic and International pain management strategies

Articles:

Journal club review

January 23, 2020

Presenter: Grant Hisao

Topic: 30 Meter Telescope (Scientists v. Indigenous Communities)

Articles:

Journal club review

Journal Club 2019
Journal Club 2018
Journal Club 2017