Opportunities for Public Communication of Science
March 1, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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All are welcome to attend this introductory event for the Science Communication Workshop-COMM 5660*
4:30-7:00 pm Opportunities for Public Communication of Science Panel open to the public
- Ellen George, PhD student, Natural Resources, and active producer of social media for both research and outreach purposes. See @greatlakescisco on Twitter!
- Stephanie Hamilton, PhD student in Physics at University of Michigan, contributor to astrobites, workshop coordinator at UM’s RELATE science communication and community engagement project.
- Cindy Leifer, Associate Professor of Immunology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Co-host of “Immune” podcast.
- Tom Seeley, Horace White Professor in Biology, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior. Author of Honeybee Democracy (2010) and other books.
6:00 pm Pizza & veggies, informal discussion
143 Plant Science Building
This weekend workshop trains researchers to communicate effectively with non scientists such as policy makers, political stakeholders, the media, and the general public. Training activities may include role-play, reading/discussion, writing press releases and other outreach materials, and discussion with invited speakers.
Instructor: Bruce Lewenstein. Please contact instructor if you want to enroll.