Friday, March 9, 2012

New TechStream Stresses the Importance of Communicating Science to the Public

TechStream, the Lab’s technology blog, features a new post titled, "Your Mission, Should You Decide to Accept it: Communicate Science." The post examines the importance of communicating scientific achievements in a way the public can understand and appreciate. With Washington, D.C., and state governments pondering their spending choices, a case must be made for what scientific research can accomplish, why the science is important, and why we should spend money on it at all. The blog’s author, Jon Weiner, head of the Lab’s Communications Department, recently visited the annual AAAS meeting in Vancouver and picked up some tips and a wealth of valuable information for scientists and professional communicators alike. More>> Best Blogger Tips

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