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.

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Navigating the Site


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


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.

Practice with Peers

If you've participated in one of our online or in-person workshops, join our alumni groups on Facebook or LinkedIn (Online Communities). 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.