Alda-Kavli Learning Center

With support from the Kavli Foundation, the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science serves scientists, medical professionals, students, and the public with opportunities to explore, learn, and practice communicating effectively about science and medicine. We are an online resource for information and training in science and health communication, uniting research and methodology from institutions and individuals throughout the world.

What would you like to see here?

This site is in its infant stage with additional content and other exciting features to be added over time. As a result, you may see some changes occurring in between visits. Please take some time to explore and let us know what you think. If you have suggestions, or would like to tackle a specific obstacle related to communicating science, please contact us.

Navigating the Site


Browse this section for Alda Center News, examples of #SCICOMM In Action, and the latest research in science communication. If you have a science communication article or example to share, please contact us.


Learn about Alda Center courses and workshops, or tune in to watch one of our live web shows and see real scientists and medical professionals practicing their communication skills. Sign up for an online learning event to focus on a specific communication challenge and to polish your skills. Have an idea for a useful online learning event? Please contact us.


If you've mastered the art of communication in your field, volunteer to practice your skills a special guest for one of our science outreach programs. This section also contains an archive of recorded events so you can watch and learn by observing.