EcoHealthNet: Communicating Science

Event Date

June 15, 2017

EcoHealthNet 2017 Thursday June 15th at 3:00pm ET. “Communicating Science:  How to Explain Your Work So People Care.”  Join us for a presentation by leading science journalists representing print, radio, and documentary film as we discuss the challenges of translating science for the public.  Join the Live Panel Discussion

Speakers:  Kai Kupferschmidt, Science Magazine; Andrea Crossan, Public Radio International; and Laura Helft, Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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Communicating Science layout:

– Welcome & overview by Dr. Jon Epstein (EHA)

– Panel discussions with Kai Kupferschmidt (Science Magazine), Andrea Crossan (Public Radio International), Laura Helft (Howard Hughes Medical Institute)

– Q&A: Classroom Participants

– Q&A: Remote Participants