Articles published in scientific journals can effectively teach scientific concepts to high school and college students, educators participating in a two-day workshop hosted by AAAS’ Science in the Classroom learned.
Trust-building, effective communication and hands-on diplomatic experience were the focuses of the 2017 Science Diplomacy & Leadership Workshop.
Effort to Place Scientists in Each Branch of Government Marks Latin America’s First
Lin Zheng, a leading Chinese communications professional, traveled earlier this spring from Beijing to Wuhan, an ancient city with a growing scientific presence, to address a group of media officers eager to improve their science communication skills.
“A scientist walks into a comedy club,” could easily be the set up for a joke. Yet, several researchers have recently started stepping out from behind their laboratory benches and into the spotlights at open mic nights. These new comedic species are not only making their audiences laugh with smart humor, but they are also experimenting with new ways for scientists to interact with the broader public.