Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

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Division: ACS238 Graduate Student Committee

Title: Special Session--Communicating Your Science: Messaging for a Greater Impact Workshop

Organizers: Jarai Carter and Avjinder Singh Kaler
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Format: Oral Topical Session
Keywords: communication skills, science communication, social media and workshop

Session Description: Interested in learning how to write about your research for new audiences, communicating its importance to various stakeholders, and finding more ways to make your research matter? In this interactive workshop, we will discuss effective science communication skills and provide you with the tools to write and speak about your own research to a variety of audiences, including the general public, stakeholders, and legislators. Through presentations and collaborative exercises, the workshop will cover ideas for getting scientific information and research findings to broader audiences and distilling your research into the most important components.