From Ivory Tower to TV: Public Understanding of Science

Starting Date: 06-08-2007
Starting Time: 12:00pm
Address

1666 K Street NW Ste. 440
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
United States
202-429-8900
Description
Why is public understanding of science essential to the research enterprise as well as the greater good? How can scientists communicate more effectively with the public? How does this communication affect public opinion on issues such as climate change?

Join other Washington interns and experts for a discussion on public understanding of science and its impact on society. Dr. Richard O'Grady, Executive Director of the American Institute for Biological Sciences and Dr. Erika Shugart, Deputy Director of the Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences will speak at the event.

A free pizza lunch will be served! Seating is limited. RSVP online or to contact@spusa.org by June 7.
Geographical Scope: Metro
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