Written Communication

COMPASS Science Communication

Our vision is to see more scientists engage effectively in the public discourse about the environment. Through communication trainings, coaching and real-world connections, we empower researchers to build the communication skills, networks, and relationships they need to realize this vision..
2018 Nov 29

Alda Center for Science Communication Plenary Session

5:00pm to 6:30pm


NRB 350
Are you interested in improving your science communication skills using a method developed by Alan Alda (yes, from M*A*S*H)? The Alda center uses improvisation-based techniques to train science professionals to communicate about science. Their workshops draw from Alda's years of experience in improv comedy and his experience hosting the PBS series, Scientific American Frontiers. You can read more about the Alda center here: https://www.aldacenter.org/ We've heard from others in the scicomm community that the Alda Center's workshops and... Read more about Alda Center for Science Communication Plenary Session

NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE)

The NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE) posts video recordings of their events. These cover a variety of topics related to career and professional development - from mentoring to scientific communication to career exploration and the job search.

GSAS Fellowships Office

The GSAS Fellowships Office is a resource for graduate students seeking funding for research support, language study, multiple-year general support and dissertation-writing support.

Writing for the Biomedical Sciences Course (INDP300)

This HMS course prepares students for the demands of writing in the medical sciences. The class has two linked agendas: students will learn how to turn raw research into polished academic argument and students will practice specific lessons through exercises that allow them to think about their own developing scholarship. 

The Fellowships and Writing Center (FWC)

The Fellowships and Writing Center (FWC) helps GSAS students to heighten the impact of their research by fostering and refining their written and oral communication skills. 

Communication of Science Course (SYSBIO212)

Students will work collaboratively with faculty and one another on critical science communication skills including crafting graphics, writing fellowships, and giving oral presentations. (Required for Sys Bio G1s)