Lectures and seminars PhD student seminar: Christine Takami Lageborn
Title: These results should inform clinicians and policy makers ... of what exactly? Get some tips on how to communicate better with clinicians and journalists.
Aim: Discuss how you may improve your knowledge and skills regarding the intended PhD degree outcomes:
- B4. Demonstrate the ability in both national and international contexts to present and discuss research and research findings authoritatively in speech and writing and in dialogue with the academic community and society in general.
- B6. Demonstrate the capacity to contribute to social development and support the learning of others both through research and education and in some other qualified professional capacity.
- C2. Demonstrate specialised insight into the possibilities and limitations of research, its role in society and the responsibility of the individual for how it is used.
Themes covered in the lecture
What is Tredje uppgiften/Public outreach? What are the differences between communication inside the scientific community and communicating with the general public? What are the typical questions you may get from a journalist and how could you answer them in a way that is informative, simple and not too speculative?
Some information about the Swedish media landscape. Sharing of my experiences from being a reporter interviewing scientists and from some discussions I had with clinicians regarding epidemiological research.
Is it important for scientists to communicate with the general public? Why? Why not? Questions?