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How to Effectively Communicate Your Science to the General Public

April 27, 2022, 2022

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Communicate Your Science

Join us for an informative workshop on how to share your research with a non-scientific audience using blogs and other social media platforms. This workshop gives an overview of why science communication is important and how we can effectively communicate science to a lay audience. Our speakers will also focus on using Twitter as a platform to share and make an impact with your research.

This workshop is part of our VCHRI Research Training Series. This series is designed to support the acquisition of advanced skills, techniques and knowledge, and lead to enhanced practices in the conduct of research.

Learning objectives

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • The importance of science communication
  • How to effectively communicate science to the public
  • Tips and trips for sharing your research through blogs or social media
About the speakers
Kristina McBurney manages the Scientific Communications programs at STEMCELL Technologies, including STEMCELL Science News, Science in the City, the Stem Cell Podcast and the Immunology Podcast. She completed her B.Sc. and PhD in Biochemistry at the University of British Columbia. 
Leanna Bedell manages the Social Media team at STEMCELL Technologies, which involves running the corporate channels and supporting other social media-related initiatives throughout the company. She completed her B.Sc. in Biopsychology at the University of Victoria.

Registrants will receive information on joining the virtual event two days prior to the event date.


April 27, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm




Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute