127 – Prof Dennis Schatz – Science Communication Pt 1

In this episode, the fourth anniversary of the Brains Matter podcast, I talk to Professor Dennis Schatz, the Senior Vice President for Strategic Programs at the Pacific Science Centre in the US. We discussed the topic of communication in science, including:

– Dennis’s background
– What are some of the issues with current science communication?
– How do you develop your skills as a science communicator?
– What really excites people about science?
– Why is science singled out for jargon?
– What makes a good communicator?
– What are some of the programmes being run by the Pacific Science Centre?

Today’s listener of the episode is Mark Wilson from New Zealand.

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