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Friday, March 09, 2018 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Opportunities for Public Communication of Science

All are welcome to attend this introductory event for the Science Communication Workshop-COMM 5660. 


Lisa Kaltenegger, Associate Professor of Astronomy, director of the Carl Sagan Institute, and featured in IMAX film The Search for Life in Space.

Sarah Davidson Evanega, Senior Associate Director of CALS International Programs, International Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics, and Director, Cornell Alliance for Science.

Ellen George, PhD student in Natural Resources, curator of

Mark Sarvary, Director of Investigative Biology Laboratories and public science event advisor for Ithaca’s Science Cabaret.

Free and open to all. Please RSVP.

Pizza and salad will be served.  


COMM 5660 (Note: Registration is closed for the workshop)

This weekend workshop trains researchers in the sciences (including natural sciences, engineering, experimental social sciences, etc.) to communicate effectively with non scientists such as policy makers, political stakeholders, the media, and the general public. Training activities may include role-play, reading/discussion, writing press releases and other outreach materials, and discussion with invited speakers.

Instructor: Bruce Lewenstein

143 Plant Science Building
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