When: Tuesday 13th November, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Where: Theatrette, Level 2 behind the registration/foyer area
We’ve all seen that news report, facebook post, heard a podcast, etc. that just doesn’t quite get the science right. This is endemic throughout communicating science and needs to be addressed. So how do we combat the miscommunication of science?
This session shows you how to make a difference in how you accurately communicate science. Each of the speakers in this session will give you their unique ways to combat this vital issue in our community.
The session is structured into four 15-minute talks and will wrap-up with a 30-minute Q&A for delegates questions and comments.
The session will include the following talks:
- The making of AMOSS – a living science style resource – Julie Irish
- Scientists, Journalists and Science Communicators: a three-way partnership to build a social heavyweight – Dr Tom Carruthers
- Scicomm in a not-for-profit: a two-way street – Alison Gould
- A small mouse study? Or, the most important discovery for pregnant women since folate? – Georgia Dempster