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    SBU shines a light on postdoc research

    Five minutes never went so quickly. In that time, Stony Brook University postdoctoral scholars explained their research to cure infections caused by antibiotic-resistant yeast; design the perfect metal for medical implants; reduce occurrences of Lyme dise ...

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    SBU student aims to create new field of medicine, someday

    Making sense of the mighty mitochondria SBU graduate student combines research, communication to create a new field of medicine, someday Aaliyah Grandy envisions a new branch of medicine, focused on the diseases that result from malfunctioning mitochondri ...

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    Tell Us What You Think

    The Alda Center is conducting a survey to learn more about what people think of program offerings in the broader field of science communication. All are invited to take this 5-10 minute survey. Announcements Public- accessible to all site usersShow Title ...

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    Explore the Alda Method

    Alan Alda, an actor and writer known widely for his role in the hit TV series M*A*S*H has redefined himself in the past two decades as a crusader for science communication. For 11 years Alda hosted  Scientific American Frontiers, a PBS series in which he ...

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    Researchers call for communication training cohesion

    A new white paper, published by science communication researchers and trainers, offers a framework for defining core competencies in science communication and calls for analysis and assessment of how scientists are trained to communicate, in an effort to ...

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    Stony Brook’s Alda Center marks 10 years

    In the past decade, 15,000 scientists, medical professionals, and other researchers have learned to share their work more effectively through workshops with the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. Thousands more have been introduced to the Center’ ...

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    Stony Brook’s Alda Center hosts applied improvisation conference

    Improvisation does so much more than make people laugh. It builds connection, trust, and empathy between people from all walks of life. Improv can be used to break down cultural barriers, to assist with recovering from humanitarian crises, and to help sci ...

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    Survey examines scientists’ attitudes toward public engagement

    View Assessing Scientists' Willingness to Engage in Science Communication Many U.S. scientists say they are eager to share their work with the public, but feel ill-equipped to do so, according to a recent study. Scientists surveyed said they were the ...

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