Public discussion (and live webcast) Jan. 10 on National Academies report “Communicating Science Effectively: A Research Agenda”

The National Academies has released a report that proposes “a research agenda to help science communicators and researchers identify effective methods of communicating science, particularly when the issues are contentious.” In addition, there will be a public discussion about the report Jan. 10.

The event, which will run from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Keck Center in Washington, D.C., is open to the public and will be webcast live.

Here’s the speaker lineup, according to an email announcement we received:

ALAN LESHNER (Chair)
CEO Emeritus, American Association for the Advancement of Science

DIETRAM SCHEUFELE (Vice Chair)
Department of Life Sciences Communication, University of Wisconsin–Madison

THOMAS DIETZ
Environmental Science and Policy Program, Michigan State University

WILLIAM HALLMAN
Department of Human Ecology, Rutgers University

SYLVIA ROWE
SR Strategy LLC

Commentary will follow from a panel of leading science communicators, researchers and sponsors of science communication research on ways of implementing the agenda.

Register here.

Categories: Announcements, Events

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *