STEMskiller: Skill Set Map for Mentors of Early Career Researchers
ENGAGEMENT, INVOLVEMENT, COLLABORATION, TRANSDISCIPLINARITY, AND INQUISITIVNESS:
Impact and public engagement
Science for non-technical audiences and popular science presentations
Tools and resources for early career researchers in presenting their work to the general public. Popular science presentation refers to creating presentations about science that members of the general public could understand, as part of science communication that is clear and concise.
Useful resources on Science for non-technical audiences and popular science presentations:
AAAS. (2020). Communication Toolkit. https://www.aaas.org/resources/communication-toolkit
BIG STEM Communicators Network. (n.d.). Science Busking Tips. https://www.big.uk.com/busking-tips/
Links to YouTube example and description of street theater techniques.
British Science Association. (n.d.). Campus science: science busking pack. https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/elibrary/resource/34386/campus-science-science-busking-pack
Thirty demonstrations that could be used at science fairs or other similar events.
Texas A&M Writing Center. (n.d.). Writing accessibly about science. http://writingcenter.tamu.edu/Students/Writing-Speaking-Guides/Alphabetical-List-of-Guides/Academic-Writing/Scientific-Writing/Writing-Accessibly-About-Science
Transcript and video including guidelines for clearly communicating about science.
Tags: IPS CreaT; IPS WC; IPS OC; PSR CE; PSR IKC; PSR ER; PSR LL; IAL IntL; CompS; CompGS
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Table of contents:
- 4.2.4. Developing effective communication skills for public engagement
4.2.5. Lay abstracts with impact
4.2.6. Engaging with schools
4.2.7. Effective online engagement (including research blogging, social media posting, podcasting, & hosting virtual events)
4.2.8. Evaluating public engagement
Author: Stephanie Krueger
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Last Updated: October 28, 2021