Distilling Your Message: How to Communicate Your Research so People Understand You!

Thu, Dec 10th

Come learn how to best explain your research to employers, funding agencies, the media, friends or family. Learn how to craft clear, short, conversational statements about your work and why it matters.  Examples will be science focused  but social science and humanities students will also learn valuable strategies. Don’t miss this special new program. Choose from two locations… 

Longwood Session: 10:00am-12:00pm

Cannon Room, Building C, Harvard Medical School (map)

RSVP for the Longwood session


Cambridge Session: 3:00 – 5:00pm

Northwest Building, Room B103, 52 Oxford St (map)

RSVP for the Cambridge session

 Guest Speaker: Christine O’Connell, PhD, Associate Director of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and faculty at the School of Journalism at Stony Brook University. 

This program is open to Harvard students and postdocs and is co-sponsored by the Office of Career Services for FAS, FAS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Integrated Life Sciences, and the HMS/HSDM Office of Postdoctoral Fellows.