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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


*COMM 5660

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.

This course is supported by the Department of Communication and the Cornell BEST Program.


March 1, 2019
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:


Careers - Non-Academic
Focus Area
Build Your Skills
Transferable Skills
Careers Beyond Academia