February 3, 2017


Elizabeth Kolbert
Science Journalist and Author, Environmental Fellow - in Residence
Williams College

Scientists and journalists approach the same material from different perspectives, and, indeed, sometimes seem to speak different languages. But never has good science communication seemed more important than today. What can scientists learn from journalis ts, and vice versa? What makes a good science story? What are the pitfalls of trying to translate science into narrative, and can they be avoided?