Sharing Science: Effective Scientific Communication for the General Public

Event Dates (Pacific Time): 
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Science communication is an integral part of any successful researcher’s career. The goal of this retreat is to illuminate the many different facets of science communication, including social media, grant writing, reviewing papers/ grant proposals, and effectively distilling research for a public audience. This retreat will provide an opportunity to the YKavli members to learn about and build their science communication skillset. The retreat is open only to early career researchers.

Participating Panelists:

  • Lera Boroditsky, Associate Professor, UCSD/ Editor in Chief of Frontiers in Cultural Psychology
  • Laura Zahn, Senior Editor, Science
  • Molly Wofford, Senior Proposal Writer, Qualcomm Institute, UCSD
  • Sean Carroll, Professor, CalTech, Social media expert and Podcast creator