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The Art of Explaining Science to Non-Specialists 

Would you like to learn how to help non-specialists understand key knowledge and novel research in your field? Join us for a 60-minute webinar where you’ll learn strategies for writing “explainers” that are clear and compelling to people outside of your field. This knowledge could be applied to writing captions on social media, describing cutting-edge research, and more.


Participants will:


• Consider how you can use your knowledge and writing skills to help non-specialists better understand scientific or engineering research
• Identify stylistic and structural elements of science communication
• Practice techniques for writing texts that are clear and compelling


Since 2017, Dr. Diane Dechief has been designing and teaching science communication courses. At McGill, she is a faculty lecturer and communication specialist at the Office of Science Education.  


Take a look at other exciting events and exhibits for Science Literacy Week!

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
60 minutes
Associated Branch: 
Science Literacy Week
Downtown Campus

Registrations are closed for this Library Workshop Session

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