Connecting Science Communication Research with Action
Below is a curated selection of features from the field of science communication written by collaborators.
What’s Backstage: Looking Beyond Audience and Scientist in Shaping SciComm
We know that scicomm is influenced by more than just the science we communicate, but as it turns out, even the forum, facilitators and the people we don't directly address as our audience can have an impact in the way our message is conveyed.
Your Weekly Dose of Whoa!
Beyond high school, if Americans aren’t seeking out science on their own, when will they encounter it? TV meteorologist Jordan Sandler wanted to “blow minds” and pump up the wonder in Episode 2 of his scicomm series, Your Weekly Dose of Whoa!,...
Your Weekly Dose of Whoa! Episode 1: Hot Sauce
Meteorologist Jordan Sandler explains the strategic choices he made in the first episode of his SciComm series "Your Weekly Dose of Whoa!" to ensure he was connecting with audiences.
Nearly 1/5 of US adults suffer from chronic pain - that' about 50 million people. Dividing audiences could be one step in building a mass movement to raise awareness and make a difference in these people's lives.
The Flame Challenge
The Alda Center is, above all else, all about making science accessible, which is why one of the first outreach programs created was a way to bring children and scientists together to explore ways to make science accessible to young people.
Lessons in Chronic Pain
Dr. Gregory Carbonetti talks with The Link about his work as the Rita Allen Civic Science Fellow in Chronic Pain. As a Civic Science Fellow, Greg was part of a team that conducted a national survey to better understand public perceptions in chronic...