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Public Science Communication

Creado por | 29 de Mayo de 2015

Presentation on presenting science to the public. Adapted from material presented at a scientific-communication capacity-building working in Nairobi, Kenya, in May 2015.

Writing and Using Press Releases

Creado por | 4 de Diciembre de 2011
From the Health Reporting Workshop for Health Professionals and Journalists, Accra, Ghana, 21-22 November 2011.

Preparing for Media Interviews

Creado por | 4 de Diciembre de 2011
From the Health Reporting Workshop for Health Professionals and Journalists, Accra, Ghana, 21-22 November 2011. Includes tips both for reporters and for people being interviewed.

Class 14--Intensive Course in Research Writing

Creado por | 16 de Julio de 2011
PowerPoint presentation from final session of Intensive Course in Research Writing, held 27 June through 15 July 2011 at Texas A&M University. Session included a guest segment on academic writing style and building English vocabulatry, continued discussion of communicating specialized information to the public, a wrap-up exercise, and information on some resources. To make the file small enough to download rapidly, pictures were omitted from the version posted. Including discussion and a break, the session ran about 3 hours.

Getting Research into the Media

Creado por | 7 de Marzo de 2009
Advice from journalist Pius Sawa on presenting research through the popular media. Includes guidance on working with reporters. Presented at a February 2009 AuthorAID workshop.

Selected Other Topics

Creado por | 19 de Febrero de 2009
Some basics on the following: (1) literature searching, (2) avoiding plagiarism, (3) quoting and citing, (4) copyrights and patents, (5) writing style, (6) preparing a curriculum vitae, (7) asking for recommendation letters, and (8) writing for the public.