Science Communication for Scientists: Training and Resources
Communicating Science: Tools for Scientists and Engineers – Created by the AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology and the National Science Foundation, this website’s resources include webinars, how-to tips for media interviews, strategies for identifying public outreach opportunities, and more.
References from Liz Neeley, Executive Director, The Story Collider
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