The Alda-Kavli Learning Center

With support from The Kavli Foundation, the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science serves scientists, medical professionals, students, and the public with opportunities to explore, learn, and practice communicating effectively about science and medicine. We are an online resource for information and training in science communication, uniting research and methodology from institutions and individuals throughout the world.

A Message from Alan Alda

Navigating the Site


Browse this section for Alda Center News, examples of science communication in action (#scicomm News), upcoming events from the Alda Center and our science communication partners (#scicomm Events) and the latest research in science communication (#scicomm Research). If you have a science communication article or example to share, please contact us.

Build Skills

Sign up for a webinar or online course to focus on a specific communication challenge and to polish your skills. Have an idea for a useful online learning event? Please contact us.


If you've mastered the art of communication in your field, volunteer to practice your skills as a special guest for one of our webinars. You may also want to join in for a web meeting with your peers or join our alumni groups on Facebook or LinkedIn. Another great way to practice your skills is by watching the archived webinars to learn by observing. For help with specific skills or circumstances, contact us for Coaching.