What to Say and How to Say It – Navigate the World of the Sound Bite
Do you know how to communicate with the powerful people who can move funding to support your research or hospital? Do you want to inspire children to consider a future in STEM? Are you afraid of public speaking? Need to communicate the essence of your dissertation in simple language? Want to become a better communicator to help your patients and their families?
In The Art of Science Communication, Dr Deborah Thomson shares tried-and-true strategies for you to use when communicating with children, navigating politics, and conversing with the public about science.
Offering a fresh look at science communication, Dr Thomson draws on a rich trove of extraordinary experiences taken from the classroom, the veterinary hospital, and the office of a senior US Senator. The result is a judicious and practical book full of unexpected insights that is perfect for professional and aspiring scientists and engineers alike.
Prepare yourself to speak about technical topics with ease and understanding. With Dr Thomson as your guide, you have an insider's perspective on what to do and what not to do when approaching diverse audiences.
Dr Deborah Thomson is a veterinarian and One Health advocate who started teaching in 2001. Since then, her career has included launching a global education movement and serving as a science policy advisor in one of the most influential congressional offices in the United States.