AAAS Center for Public Engagement Communication Toolkit

SCIENTISTS AND THE PUBLIC HAVE DIFFERENT COMMUNICATION STYLES. WHILE SCIENTISTS OFTEN START BY PLACING RESEARCH IN A HISTORICAL CONTEXT, THE PUBLIC WANTS TO KNOW THE KEY POINT AT THE BEGINNING.

SCIENTISTS AND THE PUBLIC HAVE DIFFERENT COMMUNICATION STYLES. WHILE SCIENTISTS OFTEN START BY PLACING RESEARCH IN A HISTORICAL CONTEXT, THE PUBLIC WANTS TO KNOW THE KEY POINT AT THE BEGINNING.

Excellent public engagement with science builds on a foundation of clear, concise communication. This section provides guidance and tips to improve your communication skills.

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