October 2018

ScienceSnippets: Building communication skills and sharing what you love

Anne Carpenter

Clearly communicating the impact of your research is one of the most important skills you need to develop as a scientist, and yet typically it is only taught by doing (and if you are lucky, feedback – especially critical feedback). Clear communication is important to get funding and resources for your work, to publish it, to entice collaborators, to impress colleagues and supervisors, … and to not be boring at parties when asked “So what do you do?”

With the help of the Broad Communications lab, I put together an...

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