Tools and Techniques for Communicating Research
This presentation will cover understanding lay audiences, using visuals to give compelling talks, and writing clear and engaging research explanations.
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He has served on the executive board of the National Association of Science Writers and is a contributor to its magazine ScienceWriters. He wrote the NASW handbook on media relations, Communicating Science News. He has also served as a judge for the NASW Science-in-Society Awards and the AAAS Science Writing Awards. He won the latter award himself — for newspapers under 100,000 circulation — in 1974.
He was a creator and developer of EurekAlert, working with AAAS to establish this international research news service, which now links more than 4,500 journalists to news from 800 subscribing research institutions.
Meredith has also worked with federal agencies and scientific journals, including NSF and the Public Library of Science, to help them develop policies for communicating research and collaborating with public information officers. He has given seminars on science communications and public affairs for NASA, NASW and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, among other organizations. He has worked as a consultant on research communication for such organizations as the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory and as a consultant on multimedia museum exhibits.
He holds a B.S. degree in chemistry from the University of Texas (1968) and an M.S. in biochemistry and science writing from the University of Wisconsin (1970). In 2007, he was elected as a AAAS Fellow for exemplary leadership in university communications, and for important contributions to the theory and practice of research communication. He is currently writing science articles and books and consulting on research communications.
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