LSC’s science communication colloquium featured an exciting line-up

The Spring 2018 Life Sciences Communication colloquium brought acclaimed speakers from near and far. Over the course of the semester, attendees of the colloquium heard from experts in science communication, science policy, sustainability marketing, media sociology, and other interesting areas.

We’ve published videos of the talks below in case you missed them.

Colloquium in Life Sciences Communication – Spring 2018

01/24– – Introduction –
01/31– Shiela Reaves
Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW-Madison
“Understanding Neuroaesthetics in Visualizing Science & Data”
02/07– Ashley Anderson
Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism and Media Communication, Colorado State University
“Humor, irony & subtle attacks: Sarcasm in social media exchanges about climate change”
02/14– Kathy Kuntz
Executive Director, Cool Choices
“Inspiring cool choices: A fun, social and easy approach to sustainability”
02/21– Dietram Scheufele
John E. Ross Professor, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW-Madison
“Science in an age of polarized politics”
02/28– Karyn Riddle
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, UW-Madison
“‘There was a lot of blood’: Vivid media violence and its effects”
03/07– Neil Stenhouse
Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW- Madison
“Responsible communication of science communication research results”
03/14– Tiffany Lohwater
Chief Communications Officer and Director, Office of Public Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science
“Reflective (and informed) science communication”
03/21– Emily Howell
Doctoral student, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies; LSC affiliate, UW-Madison
Kate Rose
Doctoral student, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW-Madison
Dominique Brossard
Professor and Chair, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW-Madison
“UW researchers and graduate students on public engagement: the role of social media, scientists, and the public”
03/28– – Spring Break –
04/04– Chul-joo Lee
Associate Professor, Department of Communication, Seoul National University
“Exploring the interplay between communication and social determinants of health”
04/11– Lyn Van Swol
Professor, Department of Communication Arts, UW-Madison
“Bridging divisive opinions with shared information”
04/18– Bret Shaw
Associate Professor, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW-Madison
Laura Witzling
Doctoral student, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW-Madison
“Targeting audiences in local food contexts: Lifestyle segmentation and social media”
04/25– Cathy Techtmann
Environmental Outreach State Specialist, UW-Extension
“Make climate change ‘come alive’ using the G-WOW climate literacy model”
05/02– Mike Schäfer
Professor, Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research, University of Zurich
“The different audiences of science communication”