#scicomm News


  1. Blog Post

    3 C’s of communicating science: Clarity, Creativity, Curiosity

    Sense About Science writer Neda Afsarmanesh recently participated in the first 2016 Public Engagement Workshop for Scientists at  California Institute of Technology. Scientists came from within the university as well as from the nearby Jet Propulsion ...

  2. Blog Post

    The Power of Conversation to Communicate Science

    As part of COMPASS, writer Nancy Barron joined Dr. Dietram Scheufele, a communication expert at the University of Wisconsin – Madison on the public and political interfaces of emerging science in advance of his keynote address at the 2016 North American ...

  3. Blog Post

    Google Hosts Alda Center Associate Director for #SciComm Talk

    Dr. Christine O’Connell, Associate Director of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, shares tips for connecting with your audience and getting your point across. Working in ocean and environmental science to policy and advocacy, O’Connell saw ...

  4. Blog Post

    Play Jargon Police and Prepare for The Flame Challenge™

    For many scientists, communicating with the general public can be a challenge. Many people haven't completed higher education, they don't read scientific journals and some simply haven't been alive as long as you have. Don't give up. ...

  5. Blog Post

    Alda Center Partners with Zuckerman Institute

    The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science has continued to expand its international reach by bringing the Alda Method® to Israel and launching a new partnership with the Zuckerman Institute, a foundation founded by Mortimer B. Zuckerman, called the ...