Grace Conyers

Grace Conyers

Owner, Insanitek R&D

Location
Indianapolis, Indiana Area
Industry
Writing and Editing

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Grace Conyers's Overview

Current
  • Adjunct Enviromental Science Instructor at Kaplan College
  • Garden Center Associate at Rosie's Garden and Hugh's Landscape
  • Owner at Insanitek Research and Development
Past
  • Freelance Science Writer at American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS)
  • Graduate Student at Purdue University
  • Freelance ghostwriter at Krysha Thayer
Education
Connections

234 connections

Websites

Grace Conyers' Experience

Adjunct Enviromental Science Instructor

Kaplan College

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

August 2014Present (2 months) Indianapolis, Indiana Area

Work with students to ensure they understand the role of the environment in every day life and their field of criminal law.

Garden Center Associate

Rosie's Garden and Hugh's Landscape

April 2014Present (6 months) Carmel, Indiana

While bootstrapping my company I decided to go for something I truly love and get my hands dirty. At Rosie's I mainly work in the garden center which involves:

- Restocking merchandise
- Watering plants
- Re-potting plants
- Assisting customers
- Educating customers on the plants and soil
- Running a cash register

Public Company; 1-10 employees; Research industry

September 2007Present (7 years 1 month) Indianapolis, Indiana Area

Insanitek is a small research and development company that focuses on helping the "poor man" see his or her inventions come to life. We also design and make things for homeschooling environments. We also mentor and help parents that are home schooling by acting as a backbone of support and bring knowledge from the field.

Freelance Journalist

SAGE Publications

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Publishing industry

September 2013Present (1 year 1 month) Telecomute

Write blogs and journal articles for Social Science Space advocating social science research and discussing relevant topics including the impact of social science research on other sciences, on policy, and on society in general.

Write blogs and journal articles for SAGE Connection where I work on higher education news and professional development pieces.

Writer

Blogmutt

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Online Media industry

2013Present (1 year) Telecommute

Ghosting writing interesting blog pieces for external clients

Shop owner

Etsy

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Internet industry

2010Present (4 years)

Freelance Science Writer

American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS)

September 2012June 2014 (1 year 10 months) Freelance

Write articles regarding public engagement, cross-disciplinary engagement and science education.

Work closely with the public and scientists on areas such as communication, lesson plans, and general outreach.

Actively participate in the scientific community as a "marketer" for their research while communicating what they do.

Graduate Student

Purdue University

Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Higher Education industry

August 20092014 (5 years) West Lafayette, Indiana

Teaching assistant and graduate student in the Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Department.

-- I taught classes on how to teach geosciences, put together lesson plans, helped future teachers put together creative lesson plans and work through both basic and higher level applied math, physics and chemistry problems.

-- I researched the geochemical cycle of meteoric beryllium through a natural forest setting to find out of 10Be can be used to date soil erosion accurately. (Master's thesis)

Freelance ghostwriter

Krysha Thayer

September 20122013 (1 year)

Freelance ghost writing various articles on various topics on short deadlines.

Grace Conyers' Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Mandarin Chinese

    (Elementary proficiency)
  • Italian

    (Limited working proficiency)
  • Russian

    (Elementary proficiency)

Grace Conyers' Skills & Expertise

  1. Creative Writing
  2. News Writing
  3. Speech Writing
  4. Report Writing
  5. Marketing Communications
  6. Internal Communications
  7. Environmental Science
  8. Earth Science
  9. Anthropology
  10. ArcGIS
  11. Archaeological Survey
  12. Landscape Archaeology
  13. Crochet
  14. Organization & prioritization skills
  15. Surveying
  16. Soil Sampling
  17. Sampling
  18. Soil Chemistry
  19. Inorganic Chemistry
  20. Field Work
  21. Ecology
  22. Teaching
  23. Geology
  24. Research
  25. Laboratory
  26. Biology
  27. Archaeology
  28. Science
  29. GIS
  30. Working abroad
  31. Science Education
  32. Grant Writing
  33. Remote Sensing
  34. University Teaching
  35. Technical Writing
  36. Scientific Writing
  37. Experimentation
  38. Statistics
  39. Microscopy
  40. Higher Education
  41. History
  42. Editing
  43. Mass Spectrometry
  44. Copy Editing
  45. Working Abroad
  46. Proofreading
  47. Science Journalism
  48. Data Analysis
  49. Community Outreach
  50. Spectroscopy

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Grace Conyers' Education

Purdue University

MS, Geology

20032014

Purdue University

BS, Anthropology

20092011

Activities and Societies: Science outreach volunteer

Coursera -- Startup Engineering

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