IAU Special Sessions (GA)

SpS14: Communicating astronomy with the public for scientists

Start date/time

August 29, 2012, 00:00

End date/time

August 31, 2012

Place

Beijing,
China Nanjing

Contact

Dennis Crabtree
Dennis.Crabtree@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Event website

http://www.communicatingastronomy.org/meetings/iauga2012-sps14/


Coordinating Division

Division XII Union-Wide Activities

SOC Co-Chairs: Dennis Crabtree (Canada), Lars Lindberg Christensen (Germany)

SOC Members: Andrew Cohen (United Kingdom), Antonieta Garcia (Chile), Avivah Yamani (Indonesia), Carine Briand (France), Dirk Lorenzen (Germany), Doris Daou (United States), Hong-Kyu Moon (Republic of Korea), Ian Robson (United Kingdom), Kaz Sekiguchi (Japan), Pamela Gay (United States), Patricia Whitelock (South Africa), Pedro Russo (Netherlands), Rob Thacker (Canada), Wei-Hsin Sun (China Taipei)

Editors of Proceedings: Dennis Crabtree (Canada), Lars Linberg Christensen (Germany), Pedro Russo (Netherlands)

Topics:

  • Identifying public communication opportunities
  • Knowing your audience
  • Public presentations
  • Telling a science story
  • Using journalists
  • How to access the media
  • Choosing the right medium
  • Writing a good press release
  • Making the best of your images
  • How to be interviewed
  • Making the best of new media.

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