We’re entering a new decade and science communication needs a shake up. Hear from 4 fresh voices pitching diverse new ideas and provocations, as part of this session hosted by the Monash Sustainable Development Institute.
How will your session be structured?
The session will have 4, 10 minute talks, each structured as a pitch or call to action, with a short time between each for questions and changeovers.
The talks are:
Luke Richards: “Social Enterprise and Science – Empowering the Local Conversation.”
Olivia Stonehouse: “You can run but you can’t hide: Burning out, what to do when it comes for you.”
Joseph Atkinson: “Fighting for Understanding- how conflict with our loved ones creates understanding of scientific issues.”
Catriona Nguyen-Robertson: “Scientific Earworms: getting science stuck in people’s heads.”
What type of session will this be?
Provocations: short talks where speakers present and explore a dilemma in science communication theory or practice., Demonstrations: presenting innovative science communication practices with a commentary on their application and effectiveness.
What will participants gain from attending your session?
Participants will gain a quick, fresh take on 4 topics relating to science communication: social enterprise; difficult conversations; burnout; and art-science concepts.
David Robertson, Lecturer, Monash University
When: Tuesday 18th February, 11:15am-12:15pm
Where: Room G31, Learning and Teaching Building, 19 Ancora Imparo Way, Clayton