RACHEL'S ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH WEEKLY #432
---March 9, 1995---
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PUBLIC INTEREST SCIENCE CONFERENCE APRIL 7-9
The 1995 Public Interest Science Conference (PISC) will be held April 7-9, 1995, at the University of Oregon in Eugene. This year the conference will include workshops such as "Scientists Working With Community Members for Environmental Justice" (led by Jerry Poje); "Agricultural Science in the Public Interest: The Politics of Methodology (led by Doreen Stabinsky); "Public Interest Science Campaigns in Communities" (led by Lin Nelson); "Defining the Pro Bono Responsibilities of Scientists and Engineers" (led by Alexandra Allen); "Scientists, Emotion, and the Public Interest" (led by Mary O'Brien); "Certainty in Science and Public Policy" (led by Peter Montague); and "The Ethical Responsibilities of Scientists to Communicate" (led by Joel Pagel).
Registration for the conference costs $50.00 for professionals and $15.00 for students and the general public. No-cost or low-cost housing is available (on a first-come, first-served basis). Contact: PISC c/o Susan Shannon, Biology Department, U. of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403. Email queries to: email@example.com. This promises to be a lively event.
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