A basic guide that helps you apply the basics of good communication to the specialized nature of scientific topics. Discusses how to choose the right words for your audience, developing a 3-point message, how to illustrate your points, and the role non-verbal communications plays in delivering your message.
A no-nonsense collection of tips for designing public engagement activities by Dr. Alice Bell from Imperial College London. Namely, know your audience, communication goes goth ways, and be realistic about your goals.
Teh Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology has put together a rather good booklet looking at the role scientific journalism plays in advancing public understanding about scientific advances and their social applications, and how scientists can better communicate with journalists to get their message across.
Answering questions such as whether the interesting parts of science be conveyed in sermons, poems, pictures and journalism, Knight explores the history of science to show how the successes and failures of our ancestors can help us understand the position science comes to occupy now.
This electronic book draws from the experience of Lars Lindberg Christensen, who worked in the Hubble European Space Agency Information Centre on how to best communicate with the public. He uses numerous examples from the area of physics and astronomy to illustrate his points.
This book discusses the importance of scientists communicating with the media about their research and provides tips on how to translate abstract and complex ideas into sound bites and interviews that members of the public can understand, and how to become a reporter's trusted source on controversial issues.