Free short online course: How to communicate scientific uncertainty
1 December 2022
Public Engagement - training
This short online course from Lifeology gives you an overview of some of the key points about communicating scientific uncertainty, particularly in relation to emerging science.
The course itself takes the form on flashcards and summarises the key information, so if you're tight on time or very new to this area, it's a very quick and easy way to introduce yourself to the topic.
The course also links off to lots of useful additional reading and resources, so if you want to delve deeper you can do so.
Click here to access the course
What to read next
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Read: Five Rules to Communicate Evidence
27 November 2020
This comment piece in Nature provides excellent, clear tips and food for thought if you're a researcher who wants to communicate the evidence to foster public discussion and build trust.
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