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Connecting Science Communication Research with Action

Below is a curated selection of features from the field of science communication written by collaborators. Interested in becoming a contributor? Click here.


Audience Segmentation

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.

Everyday Environmentalism

The cleanup crew takes just two steps onto the beach before they start finding trash. It's damning evidence of humanity's impact on the natural world, but getting it off the beach is what matters at the end of the day.

Photo by Vlad Tchompalov

Report & Summary:

In order to help the scientific community better understand some of the big picture motivations and barriers preventing the public from engaging with science, ASTC, ScienceCounts, and a number of other institutions recently conducted a massive study...

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.

Everyday Environmentalism

How FLUPSY (no relation to Peter Rabbit) is helping to restore Long Island's waters.

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Using Emotions to Convey Scientific Knowledge

What gets you up in the morning to get your research done? Recent findings in the science communication field recommend using two epistemic emotions when conveying scientific knowledge: curiosity and awe.