The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science works to enhance understanding of science by helping train the next generation of scientists and health professionals to communicate more effectively with the public.
Improvisation for Scientists
Can playing improvisational theater games help scientists connect more directly and spontaneously with their audiences? The results look promising.
Master’s and PhD students from all fields of science, engineering and the health professions are welcome to take these unusual courses. These graduate courses are offered by the Stony Brook School of Journalism.
Traveling workshops for scientists and health professionals, from graduate students to senior personnel, at universities, medical schools, health departments, labs, and scientific meetings around the country.