Event

McGill University Global Health Workshop

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Jaukala, 14, poses for a photo in the family's chaupadi shelter, a squat shed measuring approximately 1 meter by 2 meters, in Rima village, Achham, Nepal. A tarp serves as a temporary roof to this structure, still under construction. Jaukala must sleep here while she has her period. Image by Allison Shelley. Nepal, 2012.

Friday, April 27, 2018 (All day)
McGill University
3650 rue McTavish
Thomson House Ballroom
Montreal, QC H3A 1Y2
Canada

Excited about research results, but do not know how to share them with a non-academic audience? Join the Pulitzer Center and McGill University Global Health Programs on Friday, April 27, 2018, in Montreal, for a workshop on how to translate information to lay audiences.

Workshop Objectives

  • Investigate ways for presenting complex scientific material to a lay audience
  • Evaluate methods for communicating research to non-academic audiences
  • Understand how and why journalists report on global health
  • Discuss ways that journalists and academics can effectively collaborate to communicate research

Workshop Sessions

  • Communicating Complex Data
  • Sharing Stories in an Ethically Responsible Manner
  • Communicating Advocacy
  • Using New Media (Social Media, Data Visualization, podcasts, blogs, etc.)

Pulitzer Center grantees Seema Yasmin and Allison Shelley join local journalists and social media experts to discuss these issues and more. Rebecca Kaplan, Pulitzer Center education specialist and Mellon/ACLS public fellow, leads the workshop and activities. For a full schedule and list of participants, visit the McGill Global Health Programs website.