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    Kavli Conversations: The Swarm Inside

    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? ...

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    To Whom Was the First Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded?

    For all of us who take on the challenge of science communication, the excitement of the  2016 Nobel Prize season was palpable. The Nobel Prize makes science more accessible for the general public, reminding everyone that science is important, interesting ...

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    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? ...

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    Why Research for the Pure Sake of Knowing is Enough

    From PBS Newshour by Judy Woodruff Biologist Sheila Patek has faced criticism for her research on mantis shrimp and trap-jaw ants. In recent months, members of Congress have called her studies a waste of taxpayer money. Tonight, she explains how ...

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    Five Questions with... Alan Alda

    Stony Brook University has launched a series of video interviews with leaders from every field to share ambitious ideas and imaginative solutions for education and the global future. Our very own Alan Alda is featured as one of the interviewees, speaking ...

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    Google Hosts Alda Center Associate Director for #SciComm Talk

    Dr. Christine O’Connell, Associate Director of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, shares tips for connecting with your audience and getting your point across. Working in ocean and environmental science to policy and advocacy, O’Connell saw ...

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    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 ...

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    Kavli Conversations: Storytelling for a Warming Planet

    The Kavli Foundation has been at the forefront of supporting the advancement of science and increasing public understanding and support for scientists. As part of this work, the foundation has sponsored a series of lectures on communicating large ...

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