In order to maximize the impact of research, scientific evidence should inform public decision-making wherever possible. That’s why science communication - the practice of communicating science to non-experts - is important.
In collaboration with SciPod, panelists on the webinar share their insights into how science communication works and discuss some simple practices that authors can follow to increase the visibility and impact of their research.
James is Editor-in-Chief at Polytechnique Insights, an online science review. Co-author of the book Sell Your Research: Public Speaking for Scientists, James has a PhD in Molecular Biology and an MSc in Science Media Production. He has worked across media (TV & digital) and has three years' experience as a science communication consultant, writer, and trainer.
Elodie has a PhD in Neurogenetics and is the International Director for Pint of Science. She is also a freelance science communicator involved in various projects. Her mission is to play her part in making science open and accessible by anyone, anywhere in the world.
Tom has over 8 years of professional communications experience with 5 years specializing in multi-media science communication. He is currently responsible for content creation and dissemination strategy for SciPod, ensuring the highest possible impact across all sectors. Tom also manages relationships with authors, institutes, journals, and editorial members, for the overall administration of SciPod. Tom is passionate to advance scholarly publishing and make science more open, accessible and tangible.