McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Why communicating research matters

  • Seminar Information

Demystifying Medicine Seminar Information

Date:

Monday, September 9, 2013

Speakers:

  • Chantall Van Raay, Manager of Administration and Communications, Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Diseases Research (IIDR)
  • John Chenery, Communications Manager, Ontario Lung Association

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to communicate science through traditional and new media
  • Understand the importance of communicating research and learn how to communicate to a lay audience without miscommunicating the science
  • Learn tips and strategies on communicating science to mass audiences
  • Understand how better communication leads to more papers, increased exposure and potential government support

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask
Email: askkj@mcmaster.ca

Sara Sellers
Email: sellers@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706