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Opportunities for Public Communication of Science

September 20, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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All are welcome to attend this panel discussion event for the Science Communication Workshop-COMM 5660*


  • Elodie Smith, Communications Specialist, Cornell Institute of Biotechnology
  • Juan Hinestroza, Associate Professor, Fiber Sciences
  • Kacey Deamer, Communications Specialist, Cornell Small Farms Program
  • Luisa Torres, Proposal Development Consultant, InteliSpark, 2019 AAAS Mass Media Fellow (at NPR)

Open to the public and organized by Bruce Lewenstein, Professor of Science Communication

Supported by Engaged Cornell and Careers Beyond Academia/BEST

6:00 pm Pizza & veggies, informal discussion


*COMM 5660

This weekend workshop trains researchers to communicate effectively with non scientists such as policy makers, political stakeholders, the media, and the general public. Training activities may include role-play, reading/discussion, writing press releases and other outreach materials, and discussion with invited speakers.

Science Communication Workshop, blogs.cornell.edu/scicommworkshop

Interested grad students and postdocs may sign up for full weekend workshop

For more information, contact instructor b.lewenstein@cornell.edu


September 20, 2019
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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143 Plant Science
236 Tower Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14853
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