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Thursday, February 27 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
3G: Communicating the process of Science

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This session will focus on how to communicate that science is a process, and why that matters to the public understanding of science. For example, grasping the concept of uncertainty, or the recursive aspects of the scientific method. Some people think that the "how" is boring, but it needn't be! So much in science is about the questions, and not the results. But often the process is slow and messy and doesn’t fit conventional narrative structures. So how do we tell engaging stories about the process of science? What would be good tools, technical (Storify?) and methodological (narrative)? How can we use process to provide context, move beyond the "paper-of-the-week“ and develop longform techniques in journalism? In short: How can we follow the science as it unfolds?

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Thursday February 27, 2014 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Room 10 McKimmon Center
  • Hashtag #scioProcess