Best Practices for Life Science Communications
Jan 07, 2020

It’s a noisy world. The media is overrun with major stories every week—Harry and Meghan have a baby boy,...

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Top Five Missteps made by Science Communicators
Jan 07, 2020

Making science accessible and interesting for your readers can be challenging. Read on for five common mistakes to avoid....

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Science communication: the facts are everything, but the facts are not enough
Sep 27, 2019

It seems inconceivable that here in the 21stcentury, in the developed world, we have seen resurgence of diseases that...

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Public Speaking Training Exercises
Aug 27, 2019

For public speaking, what constitutes effective communication? Effective communication with local communities, government, stakeholders and indigenous rights holders is...

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A close encounter with poor science communication
Sep 24, 2018

I was recently attending a meeting between a Company and the aboriginal landholders on whose territory the project is...

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Effective science communication wins hearts and minds
Aug 07, 2018

An opinion editorial did the rounds a couple of months ago of an engineer disagreeing – robustly, shall we...

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The rise of women in STEM
Feb 13, 2018

“We need more women in STEM” – is a sentiment being expressed across Canada in recent years. And we...

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Communication isn’t Rocket Science, but the best communicators can work with Rocket Scientists!
Oct 24, 2017

When I became President of PR Associates, we rebranded as the first STEM-focused communication firm in Canada. This rebrand...

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Importance of Science Communication
Oct 02, 2017

“Good science writing must explain, but also elucidate by showing interconnectedness and enchant by transcending the sum of the...

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