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GPSC493 - The Art of Explaining Science to Non-Specialists

Would you like to learn how to help non-specialists understand key knowledge and novel research in your field? Join us for a webinar where you’ll learn strategies for writing “explainers” that are clear and compelling to people outside of your field.

Learning Objectives


• Consider how you can use your knowledge and writing skills to help non-specialists better understand scientific or engineering research
• Learn strategies for writing “explainers” for non-specialist audiences
• Practice techniques for writing texts that are clear and compelling


Leaders Information


This workshop is led by Yvonne Hung (Graduate Program Coordinator) & Diane Dechief (Faculty Lecturer) from McGill's Writing Center.

Dr. Yvonne Hung coordinates Graphos, the program within the McGill Writing Centre focused on strengthening the writing and presentation skills of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Since 2017, Dr. Diane Dechief has been designing and teaching science communication courses at the McGill Writing Centre. She is a facilitator at the upcoming national science communication conference, ComSciCon CANADA.

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.
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