Science Communication

Science as an Incubator of Peace: A Conversation with Hitoshi Murayama

Oct 20, 2014

Kavli IPMU Director Hitoshi Murayama discusses the importance of international scientific research for peace and development, expanding on his remarks at a recent United Nations event

Hitoshi Murayama's Address on Peace and Development at the United Nations

Oct 20, 2014

At a United Nations event organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Kavli IPMU Director Hitoshi Murayama presented the following prepared remarks.

2014 Annual Meeting Communicating Science Seminar

Mar 06, 2014

Seminar from the 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting, shares science communication expertise in working with different types of content, across a range of formats, for various audiences. The session was separated into three videos, with each video relating to engagement with one of these audiences:  journalists, social media and public events.

A Conversation About Communicating Science with Kavli Institute Director Nicholas Spitzer

Dec 04, 2012

Nicholas Spitzer discusses why, in a world increasingly dependent on the knowledge and principles of science, it is more important than ever for scientists to step out of the lab and engage the public.

Communicating Science: A Roundtable Discussion

Nov 26, 2012

Three educators who specialize in helping scientists become better communicators state a strong case for why scientists should engage the world beyond their labs, and share some of the most important principles for good communications.

Let's Talk Science

Nov 01, 2012

About 30 scientists spent two days in a communication workshop, learning that successful communication is both simpler and riskier than they realized.

Turning Data Into Wild Rides Through Dark Domes

Jul 27, 2011

From their seats in the Morrison Planetarium at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, visitors swoop through a redwood forest, into a single redwood leaf and finally into an individual cell to watch photosynthesis take place. Then they travel back billions of years to watch the first stars wink on, heat up and explode, scattering into space many of life’s essential chemical elements.

Communicating Science: Conversations with Three 2010 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award Winners

May 18, 2011

Three winners of the 2010 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards offer their insight into the craft of science writing, the process of creating their winning work, the state of science journalism and the similarities between journalism and science.

Communicating Science: A Conversation with Science Writer Steve Silberman

May 17, 2011

Steve Silberman, a 2010 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award winner, discusses his feature article, “The Placebo Problem” – a story that reveals how dummy pills called placebos are impacting the development and marketing of new medications by pharmaceutical companies.

The Brain and the Public: Q&A with Susan G. Amara, President, the Society for Neuroscience

May 10, 2011

Susan G. Amara, President of the Society for Neuroscience, responds in-depth to questions about, the Society's anticipated new public website about brain research, and how SfN’s own efforts at outreach have evolved since its inception.


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