MCAA Around the World Webinar Series – Storytelling in Science

MCAA Around the World Webinar Series – Storytelling in Science 630 238 Open and Universal Science (OPUS) Project

Join for an exciting Microsoft Teams meeting on March 10, 2023, from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM (UTC+01:00) as power of storytelling in science communication is explored. Speakers, Chiara Segré and Martins Zaumanis, will share their expertise and tips on how to effectively communicate science to non-experts without oversimplifying or distorting the scientific content. This event promises to be enlightening and engaging, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn and connect with like-minded individuals. Register now and join for this informative and inspiring discussion!

About speakers:

Chaira Segré is a biologist and research doctor in molecular oncology who holds a master’s degree in science journalism and communication. With eight years of experience in cancer research, she has been actively involved in scientific dissemination since 2010. She is currently the Head of Scientific Supervision at the Umberto Veronesi Foundation and is also a children’s and teenagers’ book author. In 2021, she co-authored the book “The secrets of the centenarians” (Sperling & Kupfer) for the Veronesi Foundation with Agnese Collino. According to her, scientific culture is essential for social and cultural development and is a prerequisite for every modern democratic society.

Martins Zaumanis is a researcher at Empa in Switzerland who is passionate about helping scientists effectively communicate their research. He has authored the “Peer Recognized” book series, providing practical advice on writing impactful research papers, delivering compelling academic presentations, securing research funding, and creating scientific visualizations. Through his blog, Martins shares useful tools to enhance scientists’ communication skills. In his upcoming presentation, Martins will share valuable tips on how to clearly communicate research findings. His research focus is on bringing sustainability to road pavements through recycling, warm mix asphalt, and the use of waste materials in asphalt production. He collaborates closely with road construction companies and road administrations to promote the adoption of these sustainable technologies.

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