P-A Colloquium: Beyond journals: Communicating science to those who make the decisions and pay the bills

Speaker:  David Poulson, Michigan State University School of Journalism

Title:  P-A Colloquium: Beyond journals: Communicating science to those who make the decisions and pay the bills

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Refreshments at 3:30 pm in 1400 BPS.

Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Type: Colloquium
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

Abstract:
Science is far too important to leave only to scientists. Yet non-scientists are often viewed as unable to grasp the nature of fundamental research. Is it their fault? Or do scientists need to take more seriously their responsibility to execute the entire scientific method, including that part about “share your results.”