A Healthy Society Series: Communicating Science (in a Science-Skeptical World)
As a driver of global health, prosperity and planetary sustainability, science pervades all realms of human activity. The COVID pandemic of the past year and the prospect of its eventual resolution have put science (and scientists) at the forefront of an international cultural conversation. Yet communicating facts and credible research is a tricky task in a world awash in social media, anti-scientific agendas, political forces and biases of every kind.
MLF: Health & Medicine
Main image by Melinda Wenner Moyer.
Jeremy A. Abbate
Vice President and Publisher, Scientific American
Melinda Wenner Moyer
Contributing Editor, Scientific American; Faculty Member, Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, New York University; Author, How To Raise Kids Who Aren’t A--holes (forthcoming)
3–4 p.m. (Pacific Time) program