Science Communication Library

Missed a workshop or presentation? The Graduate School maintains a library of past Science Communication events. Browse the workshops here for links to videos, PowerPoints, and other material from past Graduate School Events.

General Science Communication

2017 3MT Showcase (11/9/2017)

University of Utah graduate students from a wide variety of departments and disciplines gathered to present 3-minute speeches about their research. Videos of the speeches can be found here.

SciCOMM Fair (10/25/2017)

The SciCOMM Fair brought NPR Science Correspondents Joe Palca and Madeline Sofia to the University of Utah for a day of discussing the trials and rewards of reporting scientific achievements. Follow Joe and Madeline at Joe’s Big Idea, which focuses on science reporting, or join the discussion around science communication by joining their official Slack channel, Friends of Joe’s Big Idea.

“Learning to Develop Effective K-12 Outreach” with Kirsten Butcher (4/14/2017)

Researchers who want to help children and teenagers develop good science skills often work with local schools in the development of outreach programs. In this workshop, Kirsten Butcher of the Educational Psychology department discusses best practices for the development of outreach programs.

“The Common Touch in Research”

Want to know how to share your complicated research with people who have no scientific training or are outside your discipline? “The Common Touch in Research” ¬†gives¬†tips and advice for developing a clear “story” that adequately describes your research and provides you with talking points that are concise and compelling.