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Exactly the Same, But Different: Using Our Scientific Interests to Design Science Communication Strategies

February 20, SciComm Lunch and Learn - Exactly the Same, but Different with Dr. Efra Rivera-Serrano. 12:00pm in Rubenstein 153
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Thursday, February 20, 2020
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Dr. Efra Rivera-Serrano
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SciComm Lunch & Learn

Using Our Scientific Interests to Design Science Communication Strategies: Most scientists lack training outside their respective fields of study - including principles of communication - which often hinders the confidence and skills required to effectively share their ideas to broader audiences. How can we, as scientists, re-wire our preconceptions about social sciences? How can we predict effective rhetorical communication strategies by exploiting our intrinsic passion for a particular scientific topic?

Dr. Efra Rivera-Serrano will be sharing how we can design unique communication strategies if we look at SciComm through the lens of our individual field of study. Efra is a Research Associate in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the founder of #UniqueScientists, an online platform designed to celebrate and promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in STEM.

Contact: Sarah Cromer