University of Technology Sydney

69364 Communicating Science and Vision

6cp; all self-paced, online except 3 x 1 hr Zoom workshops held in weeks 2, 4, and 6
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Science communication is an umbrella term for the practice of informing and inspiring the public about scientific knowledge. In order to increase public understanding and appreciation of science, professionals must be able to explain scientific concepts succinctly to non-expert audiences.

The subject explores the important elements of science communications and empowers students to produce effective science communication through a range of media.

Students practice the techniques experts use to tell engaging science stories in order to bring complex ideas to life for a wide range of audiences. These highly transferrable skills prepare students for a diverse range of outward-facing leadership and advocacy roles where the effective communication of complex ideas is highly valued.

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