Melanie Colón Posted March 9, 2016 Share Posted March 9, 2016 Learn how to communicate your science clearly and concisely in a waythat will resonate for people in your community at this hands-onAmerican Geophysical Union (AGU) communications workshop hosted by MITdepartment of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences.When scientists share their work and its value with community groups,science enters into the local dialogue, and scientists become accessibleresources in their communities.At this interactive workshop, you will learn how to communicate scienceto people in your community in a relevant, engaging, and memorable way.You will learn how to identify the right group for you to reach out to,how to create an effective message about your research/work, and how totailor your presentation for a specific audience. You will also learnactive listening skills, have the chance to practice public speaking,and receive feedback from communication experts and your peers.This workshop is designed for scientists who want to learn how to moreeffectively communicate their research/work, as opposed to policyprofessionals, outreach specialists, journalists, or other professionalcommunicators. You will also learn how to craft your messagespecifically for speaking with policymakers, as well as how to set upand prepare for a meeting with a Member of Congress at a local districtoffice.Scientists from all disciplines and of all communications-experiencelevels are welcome. This workshop is free and lunch will be provided.Advance sign-up is required and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. More info here: https://sharingscience.agu.org/mit-workshop/ Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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