Speaker: Leah Hodgson

Webinar Description: What is science communication, and why does it matter? As a rapidly expanding field, there are an overwhelming number of ways to communicate science to family, friends, and the public – although not all of these are well-known. It is especially important to communicate science effectively in the field of occupational health, safety, and wellness, as the results of this research directly impact workers’ everyday lives. This webinar explored a variety of new and exciting ways to communicate science, some tips that span across communication types, and the importance of science communication. The video below summarizes some tips from the presentation for effective science communication.

Speaker Bio: Leah has an Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology from Algoma University, and is a student in the Master’s in Science Communication program at Laurentian University. She is currently working with CROSH developing community outreach materials.