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Effective Science Communication: How to Discuss Your Work with Various Audiences

Learn how to translate your work into compelling and readily-understandable, everyday language that will engage the public and help them appreciate science.

About the Course

In this course, participants will learn how to translate their work into compelling and readily-understandable, everyday language that will engage the public and help them appreciate science.

This course will also help practicing scientists build the skills and techniques necessary to better communicate their scientific interests, research, and current projects to other scientists not familiar with the details of the workshop participant’s field.

Designed for scientists at all education and experience levels, this workshop features a group exercise that help drive home its practical applications.

After this workshop, expect to encounter far fewer glazed-over eyes and more engaged audiences.

What You Will Learn

Be able to translate your research into everyday language for the public.

Who Should Attend

Anyone in a STEM-related field or organization who seeks to effectively communicate science to the public and colleagues in unrelated fields who are unfamiliar with their work.

Course Outline

  • Major Topics

    • Communicating Science: Speaking Simply

    o    Know your audience

    o    Distill you message

    o    Focus on the WHy

    o    Tell Your Story

    • Interactive story telling practice
    • Wrap Up

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