Explaining Research: How to Reach Key Audiences to Advance Your Work (Paperback)
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Explaining Researchis the ultimate guide for scientists, engineers, and other professionals seeking to share their life's work effectively with important lay and scientific audiences. It offers a multitude of practical communication tools and techniques for writing, giving talks, creating
visuals, using social media, and publicizing research advances. Career success depends on more than conducting incisive experiments and publishing papers in top journals. Researchers must also know how to explain their work to key audiences, such as colleagues, potential collaborators, officers in funding agencies and from foundations, donors, institutional
leaders, corporate partners, students, legislators, journalists, and the general public.
Explaining Research is the most comprehensive guide for science and engineering communication. In this new edition, leading research communicator Dennis Meredith provides readers with the practical tools and techniques scientists and engineers need to reach their audiences effectively. The updated
and expanded chapters include a wealth of insights from leading science journalists and research communicators.
About the Author
Dennis Meredith is a veteran research communicator who spent over four decades working for major research universities such as Caltech, Cornell, MIT, Duke, and the University of Wisconsin. He has collaborated with science journalists and written well over a thousand articles and news releases onscience and engineering. As a creator and developer, he helped the AAAS establish international research news service EurekAlert!. Meredith is a Fellow of the AAAS and was named Honorary Member of the Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society in 2012.