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Science and Policy Communication Workshop in DC

Saturday, June 9, 2018
10:00 am to 12:30 pm

Looking to improve how you communicate your science or policy work? Learn best practices from experts Karl Leif Bates, Director of Research Communications at Duke University and Jory Weintraub, Science Communication Program Director with the Duke Initiative for Science and Society.

At this workshop you will

  • Learn strategies for translating your work into a concise message, and practice crafting that message for clarity and brevity with feedback from facilitators and peers.
  • Explore ways to support your message through storytelling, metaphor, effective use of numbers and statistics, etc., and build these in to your message.
  • Practice delivering your message in a jargon-free way.

Registration fee per person includes light breakfast and coffee. Current Duke students and recent Duke alumni (5 years out): $12; Duke alumni and all other guests: $15.

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Sponsors: Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment and The Graduate School


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Event Category

  • General
  • Professional Development
  • Communication
  • Professional Adaptability