Tips for Science Communication

Here is a list of sites, articles etc for science communication.  If you have comments or sites you like please contact Emily at emonosson@gmail.com

Talk Nerdy to Me (a short presentation but powerful.)

Yes You’re a Great Scientist Now Shut Up and….

Top Five Tips for Communicating Science

Andy Goodman – Presentations on You Tube
Master Narratives: The Stories That Move Americans” with Andy Goodman
Storytelling as Best Practice – Andy Goodman
Workshop – The Fast Pitch
Troy Library: Book Burning Party – You Tube
Story Telling: Capturing the Power of Narrative (Webinar – NCTC, USFWS)
AND a whole bunch from Union of Concerned Scientists! (We have not listened to these all….if you find any particularly helpful (or not) please let us know!)

101 Level Workshops:

Scientists and the Media: Op-eds, LTEs, and Working with Journalists

A Scientist’s Guide to the Media

Advocacy for the Aware but Busy Expert

Tips and Tricks for Communicating with Policy Makers

Communicating with Confidence: How to deal with uncertainty

Your Elevator Pitch

Science and Policy Change: Using Your Expertise to Influence the Policy-Making Process

Testifying in Public Comment Periods and Local Hearings

Communicating in Your Own Words: How to talk to the media and the public about science

Rapid Response Ready: Preparing for Media Opportunities

The Story Behind the Scientist

Step Out of the Silo: Science through a Community and Social Justice Lens
        Practice Questions for Scientist-Community Connections (pdf)
        Slides from “Step Out of the Silo” (pdf)

Not Just Another Powerpoint: Best Practices to Bring Your Presentation to Life
       Blog post: Not Just Another Powerpoint: More Tips to Bring Presentations to Life

202 Level Workshops:

From Aristotle to South Park: The ABT Framework as a New Tool for Science Communication, feat. Randy Olson.

Communicating Science Amid Confusion and Uncertainty

“Following the Rules”: How to Understand and Influence the Regulatory Process

Getting Science Right in the Media

Reaching Out to Local Communities: How to engage with local stakeholders

Social Media for Scientists: Science Communication for the Web

Pushing Back Against Misinformation

Hear Me Out: Making Meaningful Connections through Storytelling
Resources on Storytelling to Make Meaningful Connections and Science More Inclusive, from Mónica I. Feliú-Mójer, Vice-director, Ciencia Puerto Rico and Program Manager, iBiology