Speaker: Steven Sobieszczyk, Science & Communications, U.S.Geological Survey
Learning about effective communication is easy. Actually following through and communicating effectively...well, not so much. Scientists are brilliant and attentive people but some seem to stumble on the simple nuances of how most people talk day-to-day.
Talking science to others doesn't need to be discouraging or devolve to "dumbing down your research." It's about being wise. Being selective. It's about putting yourself in their shoes. Be clear, concise, and a bit irreverent. Now sit back and enjoy, here's some simple advice for talking science clearly.