Media Relations


  1. Event

    TBC: Prepare for a Media Interview

    Event Date:  October 12, 2016- 2:30pm EDT Description:  If you need to get camera-ready and fast, this is the webinar for you. Join Graham Chedd, award-winning television producer to find out how to avoid the most common obstacles to getting your key ...

  2. Event

    TBC: Speak Up with Letters to the Editor

    Event Date:  November 9, 2016- 2:45pm EST Description:  Don't be afraid to speak up. Christine O'Connell, PhD, Alda Center Associate Director will help you clarify your goal and craft an opinion piece that hits your key points in a limited ...

  3. Blog Post

    Kavli Conversations: Surviving the Extinction Crisis

    What happens when leading journalists who cover science and eminent scientists who reach mass audiences get together to exchange ideas? What do their differing perspectives tell us about how science communication is changing and how we can do it better? ...

  4. Blog Post

    Why Is Alan Alda So Interested in Science?

    During a trip to Australia this spring to announce a partnership with  Australian National University, Alan Alda shared his thoughts on science and why he is so interested in it. The interview was recently released as part of National Science Week, a ...

  5. Blog Post

    The Case to "Ban Jargon!"

    ​ We are proud to share Alda Center Instructor Roxanne Kahmsi’s recent opinion piece in The Week, which makes the “life and death” case for banning jargon. In addition to sharing the story of a patient who died as a result of “jargon abuse” by a physician ...

  6. Blog Post

    Astrophysicist Mario Livio on the Intersection of Art and Science

    Original on Mario Livio is an astrophysicist and author who worked on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) for over two decades. Born in Romania and raised in Israel, he studied physics and mathematics, theoretical physics, and ...

  7. Blog Post

    3 C’s of communicating science: Clarity, Creativity, Curiosity

    Sense About Science writer Neda Afsarmanesh recently participated in the first 2016 Public Engagement Workshop for Scientists at  California Institute of Technology. Scientists came from within the university as well as from the nearby Jet Propulsion ...