We are committed to training graduate students in science and risk communication. We also provide opportunities and training to students who have an interest in sharing their knowledge and experience with K-12 students, teachers, and diverse communities.
Environmental Health Sciences Trainee Colloquium - This is a monthly seminar series that allows the OSU SRP Trainees and other scientists to share their research to the OSU and PNNL communities.
Seminar: Communicating Science and Risk Beyond Academia
In the Fall of 2013, 44 graduate students completed the seminar.
Describe risk perception
Examine and explain the risk /hazard equation
Communicate research impact in plain language and in a meaningful way
Tailor message to specific audiences
Share best practices for writing for the web and selected social media
Discuss ways that blogs and twitter are useful for scientists and grad students
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In the Winter of 2011, we assisted with a seminar:
Preparing Effective Outreach Modules for Middle School Students
Students got into groups of three and practiced sharing about their research in plain language.