The Alda Method™


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    How Alan Alda Is Helping Scientists Translate Jargon

    Scientific language can be difficult to parse through for anyone not well-versed in the field. That’s where acclaimed actor Alan Alda comes in. Through the Alda Center for Communicating Science, he’s helping experts better communicate their work, using pr ...

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    Tuba Agartan

    Alda Alumni: Tuba Agartan  Tuba is an associate professor of health policy and management at Providence College and a recent Takemi Fellow at the T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health. After growing up in Turkey, she moved to Binghamton to pursue her ...

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    Translating Research to Practice in the Alda Method®

    Photo by Megan Bean The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science continues to expand its evidence-based approach to science communication training with the launch of a new research study to further understand the Alda Method’s impact on scientists’ comm ...

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    Alan Alda talks the art of communication at UNC-Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C.-- Cocktail parties can be a challenge, if you’re a scientist, like Nadja Cech. “If I introduce myself to someone and say, 'I'm a chemist,' that's often sort of a conversation stopper. People are like, 'Ooohhh. ...

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    Alda Center Partners with ScienceCounts

    The Alda Method® of communication training is distinct in that our approach fosters genuine connections and emphasizes listening skills. We use improvisational theater techniques to help scientists communicate in ways that land with audiences. Understandi ...

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    Alda Center to Launch New Alda Medical Program in December 2018

    Banner Image:  IMMERSION 2018 Dive deep into The Alda Medical Experience™ with Immersion 2018 Connect to Care. Over two days, you will experience the power of improvisation to transform health care communication. High quality health care relies on our abi ...

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    We're Hiring! Postdoctoral Associate in Climate Change Communication

    The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate who will contribute to research on climate change science communication and help advance the Center’s research-based curriculum. This Postdoct ...

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    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 Z ...

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    Rachael Coccia

    Rachael came to the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science from a diverse background. She was the Host and Associate Producer of an educational children's show, Aqua Kids, for two seasons while earning a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations at ...