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Speak Science Simply

SPEAK SCIENCE SIMPLY

Speak Science Simply is an outreach program that aims to provide individuals involved in science and research with the skills and confidence to communicate effectively and share their work with the general public. The program has been designed to be applicable across fields and, through eight engaging modules, provides the foundation and skills needed to connect with government, industry, and the community.

indigenous engagement course schedule
TBA
Online
indigenous engagement requirements
No Prerequisites for External Students

“The on-line format was ideal for this short, three lecture, course. The course was basically a single lecture introducing the students to the technique of integrating story telling into a presentation.

Past Speak Science Simply: Persuasive Science Storytelling Techniques student

“Good content, interesting and engaging videos driving down the point! Open conversations and discussions, the examples used were interactive and appropriate.”

Past Speak Science Simply: Communicating Science for Policy student

Course Topics

Course DAY TIME HOURS
Speak Science Simply: Persuasive Science Storytelling Techniques TBA TBA 6 hours
Speak Science Simply: Science Interview Toolkit TBA TBA 6 hours
Speak Science Simply: Navigating Scientific Controversy TBA TBA TBA
Speak Science Simply: Writing Science Simply and Succinctly TBA TBA TBA
Speak Science Simply: Communicating Data and Statistics to the Public TBA TBA 6 hours
Speak Science Simply: Communicating Science for Policy TBA TBA 6 hours
Speak Science Simply: Leveraging Social Media for Science TBA TBA 5 hours
Speak Science Simply: Science to Business Communication TBA TBA 6 hours

 

Course Fee: $149 + GST

Acknowledgements

Concordia University of Edmonton strongly believes in the moral obligation of post-secondary institutions with science programs to ensure that research findings and other scientific information are appropriately and effectively disseminated to the public.

Speak Science Simply is funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) under the Science Communications Skills grant 555678-2020. We acknowledge the support of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Nous remercions le Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada (CRSNG) de son soutien.

Research at Concordia University of Edmonton is also supported by the Research Support Fund, a Tri-Agency initiative that assists Canadian post-secondary institutions with costs associated with managing research funded by the federal research granting agencies.

Questions?

Email us at extension@concordia.ab.ca

For additional program information, please contact Dr. Cecilia Bukutu.