Exciting lineup planned for LSC’s science communication colloquium

Mark your calendars: LSC’s science communication colloquium is once again bringing acclaimed speakers from near and far. Every week, attendees of the colloquium hear from experts in bioethics, science communication, scientific art, science and technology studies, science policy, and new information technologies, among other interesting areas.

The colloquium takes place each Wednesday from 12:05 to 1 p.m. in 135 Hiram Smith Hall. This semester the colloquium is organized by LSC chair Dominique Brossard.

Check out the list of speakers below. All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend. You can click each speakers’ name for more information about them. Follow @UW_LSC or #uwlsc700 on Twitter for live tweets from the talks  Most importantly, after each speaker, a link by their names will take you to a video of their talk. 

Speaker Schedule:

01/18– – Introduction –
01/25– Dietram Scheufele
John E. Ross Professor, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW- Madison

“The Brave New World of Media and Emerging Technologies”
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02/01– Neil Stenhouse
Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW- Madison

“Spreading Success Beyond the Laboratory: Applying the RE-AIM Framework for Effective Environmental Communication Interventions at Scale.”
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02/08– Michael Wagner
Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, UW- Madison

“The Politics of Gatekeeping and Judgements of Media Bias Among Journalists”
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02/15– Laura Heisler
Director of Programming, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, UW- Madison
Kate Rose
Doctoral student, Life Sciences Communication

“Science Festivals as Platforms for Gauging Public Attitudes about Science, Research and Universities”
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02/22– Ahna Skop
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics; LSC Faculty Affiliate, UW- Madison

“The Art of Science Communication: Stories from the Classroom”
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03/01– Mike Cacciatore
Assistant Professor, Public Relations, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia

“It’s Complicated: Vaccine Opinion and the 2014-15 Disneyland Measles Outbreak”
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03/08– Shiela Reaves
Professor, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW- Madison

“Neuroaesthetics and the Visual Brain”
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03/15– Jenell Johnson
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Arts; LSC Faculty Affiliate, UW- Madison

“A Man’s Mouth is His Castle: The Midcentury Controversy Over Fluoridation and the Visceral Public”

03/22– – Spring Break –
03/29– Lucas Graves
Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, UW- Madison

“Why is it so hard to agree on the facts? Objectivity, institutional facts, and the contested epistemology of fact-checking”
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04/05– Michael Dahlstrom
Associate Professor and Associate Director, Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, Iowa State University

“Telling Stories about Science”
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04/12– Pablo Boczkowski
Director, MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises; Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University

“Social Network News”
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04/19– Cancelled
04/26– Sara K. Yeo
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, University of Utah

“Microbes in Media: Coverage of Microbiomes and the Effect of Disgust on Public Attitudes.”
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05/03– Bret Shaw
Associate Professor, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW-Madison
Laura Witzling
Doctoral Student, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW-Madison

“Using Market Research and Communication Theory to Promote Local Food”