To be the next generation of science communication leaders, it is important for our graduates to understand science communication theory and how to apply what they have learned in practice.
Last summer, Kunlung Wang landed an undergraduate research position in a UW–Madison biochemistry lab. Wang, a biochemistry and computer sciences double major, found himself passionate about the work, which focuses on synthetic biology.
Although we are still in the thick of the spring semester and summer seems so far away, it is the perfect time to start thinking about summer courses.
About 15 years ago, Alan Leshner, then CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) ruffled some feathers among STEM scientists when he called for
LSC’s spring 2021 virtual science communication colloquium brought acclaimed speakers from near and far.
The Department of Life Sciences Communication (LSC) has been hard at work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As universities look to welcome students back for another pandemic-era semester, they can turn to new insights from the National Academy of Sciences backed by research on how to effectively communicate about COVID-19. The guidelines encourage campuses …
Much like in the realm of marketing, the starting point to effective science communication is understanding the emotional, sensory, and cognitive reflexes that influence how subsequent information is consumed and interpreted.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the countless associated challenges, many Life Sciences Communication students had a busy and exciting summer,
This past academic year was one unlike any other, however, LSC assistant professor Kaiping Chen did not miss a beat and enjoyed her first year at UW-Madison.