Communication Best Practices
Communicating effectively to the public, media, and policy makers is more important than ever. The UCS communication toolkit offers tips, strategies, and best practices to talk to skeptical audiences, to get your stories in local media, and to sharpen your message for decisionmakers.
Tools for strengthening your communications skills
- Using social media
- Crafting a one-minute pitch with policymakers
- Science communication portfolio — This communication-training document for scientists is designed to help you communicate your research to different audiences, and provides modules and a sample document to guide you through the process. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or if you are interested in using this guide as a training tool.
Quick takes: science communication
In this short video series, UCS experts share their insights on presenting your expertise effectively.
Webinars on science communication best practices
In-depth presentations on how to communicate science effectively to non-expert audiences.
For a complete listing of Science Network webinars on talking with the media, visit our Science Network Workshop Series page.