July 31, 2017 to August 4, 2017
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
US/Central timezone

Better public talks…through science!

Aug 2, 2017, 10:45 AM
Comitium (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)


Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Presentation Diversity, Education and Outreach Diversity, Education, and Outreach


Dr Katie Yurkewicz (Fermilab)


As a physicist, you’re an expert on your chosen area of science. You’ve spent years learning the fine details, have read all the latest research in your specialty, and love sharing it with others through public lectures, talks and outreach activities. But did you know that there’s a body of research out there that can help you improve your public engagement? Have you read the latest papers on public speaking, perused the newest analyses of social media networks, or investigated recent case studies on multicultural communication? This presentation will provide an overview of recent research that is relevant to particle physics outreach activities, with a particular focus on tips, tricks and techniques to improve your public talks.

Primary author

Dr Katie Yurkewicz (Fermilab)

Presentation materials