An Evidence-Based Approach to Science Communication

About the webinar:

For all our careful work, scientists can still succumb to biases and assumptions that sabotage our efforts to engage with the public. Valuable new insights into public attitudes towards science are replacing conventional opinion with solid data. Learn how to avoid falling into the traps that still plague many in the scientific community.


November 2, 2018
3:00-4:15pm ET

This webinar is free and open to the public thanks to the generous support of the Kavli Foundation. 

Webinar speaker: 

  • Christopher Volpe, PhD is the executive director and a founding board member of ScienceCounts. With an academic background in physical chemistry and two decades of experience in marketing and branding, Dr. Volpe is a leading voice in developing data-driven social marketing strategies to foster stronger connections between the scientific community and the public. Previously, he was the president and co-founder of Prismatic Laser Programs LLC, the nation’s leading provider of STEM-based assembly programs to elementary and middle schools.


The opinions expressed in this webinar are those of the speaker. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the Alda Center.