Alan Alda, “The Art of Science Communication”

Alan Alda, "The art of science communication"

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Description. “Robert Desimone introduces keynote speaker Alan Alda at the 10th anniversary celebration of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT. As the former host of the long-running PBS series, “Scientific American Frontiers,” Alda shares some advice on how scientists can communicate more effectively with the general public.”

Keywords. Training, Improvisational theatre games, Complex information, Conversational mode, Clarity, Center for Communicating Science

Type. Presentation | Format. Video | Language. en

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I am an Assistant Professor of Technical Communication in the Department of Communication, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences at New Mexico Tech (NMT). My research covers international professional communication, information design and data visualization, science and technology studies, and complexity. I am the founding editor of connexions • international professional communication journal. I am also co-director of the Humanizing Tech/nology resesearch project, and director of its Visualizing STEM Research Synergy Cluster, in the Department of Communication, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences at NMT.
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