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Advancing the Science and Practice of Science Communication:
Misinformation about Science in the Public Sphere

Videos and Presentations
 
 APRIL 3, 2019     
   
 Introductory Remarks and Plenary Speaker 
       
 Dietmar Scheufele

Advancing the Science and Practice of
Science Communication
Dietram Scheufele,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Presentation
 SciCom Michael Cacciatore

The Landscape of Mis(dis)information
about Science
Michael Cacciatore
University of Georgia
 
 
 
       
 What We Know and Need to Know about Misinformation: Perspectives from Research and Practice 
       
 SciCom Dominique Brossard

(Mis)informed about What?
What Citizens Most Need to Know about
Science and Scientific Information
Dominique Brossard,
University of Wisconsin
Presentation
 SciCom David Lazer

Infrastructure and Systems for Reducing
the Spread and Impact of Misinformation
David Lazer,
Northeastern University
Presentation
 SciCom Viswanath

Reaching Diverse Audiences
Vish Viswanath,
Harvard University
 
       
 SciCom Laura Helmuth

Trusted Sources: Curating the Best 
Available Information from Science
Laura Helmuth,
The Washington Post
Presentation
 SciCom Judith Cox

Connecting Audiences with Evidence
through Participation
Judith Cox,
World Science Festival
 SciCom Panel 1 Discussion

Discussion with Audience:
What We Know and Need to Know
About Misinformation
 
       
 Misinformation in the Context of Public Controversy 
       
 SciCom Andy Hoffman

Misinformation in the Context
of Public Controversy
Andrew Hoffman,
University of Michigan
Presentation
 SciCom Sara Yeo

Science and Controversy:
Ability and Motivation of Citizens to
Work Around Misinformation
Sara K. Yeo, University of Utah
Presentation
 SciCom William Hallman

Defining and Achieving Science
Communication Goals in an Era of
Virally Disseminated Nonsense
William K. Hallman, Rutgers University
Presentation
 
       
 Sci Com Katherine Daniel

When Science Threatens Values and
Beliefs: Challenges in Public Health
Katherine Lyon Daniel, Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention
 Carol Bredbenner

How Does Evolving Information about
Food, Nutrition, and Health affect
the Credibility of Science?
Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Rutgers University
Presentation
 SciCom Panel 2 Discussion

Discussion with Audience:
Misinformation in the Context of
Public Controversy
 
       
 Connecting the Facts to What People Already Know (or Think They Know): Storytelling and Narrative 
       
 SciCom Liz Neely

Connecting the Facts to What People
Already Know: Storytelling and Narrative
Liz Neely,
The Story Collider

 SciCom Michael Dahlstrom

Science of Storytelling:
Storytelling of Science
Michael Dahlstrom, Iowa State University
Marty Kaplan, University of
Southern California
Presentation
 SciCom Valerie Reyna

Communicating the Gist:
Misinformation, Memory, and Meaning
Valerie Reyna, Cornell University
 
       
 SciCom Johanna Shapiro

Narrative at the Bedside
and the Clinic
Johanna Shapiro, University of
California, Irvine
 SciCom Elliott Kirschner

Science as an (Entertaining) Story
Elliott Kirschner,
iBiology
 SciCom Monica Mojer

Telling Stories to Change
Misconceptions about Scientists
Mónica Feliú-Mójer,
Ciencia Puerto Rico and iBilogy

Presentation 
 
       
   SciCom Panel 3 Discussion

Discussion with Audience:
Connecting the Facts to What
People Already Know
(or Think They Know)
   
       
 Our Most Pressing Problems: How Research and Practice Partnerships can Help 
       
 SciCom Czerne Reid

Our Most Pressing Problems: How Research
and Practice Partnerships can Help
Czerne Reid,
University of Florida
 SciCom Bronwyn Bevan

RPPs: A New Cultural Model for Tracking
Intransigent Challenges in Education,
Health, and Science Communication
Bronwyn Bevan,
University of Washington
 

 
       
 Public Lecture: Distinctive Voices 
       
   SciCom Jevin West

The Rise of Misinformation in
and about Science
Jevin West, University of
Washington
 
 
 
       
 The Future of (Trusted) Information: Lessons from Related Fields 
       
 Dietmar Scheufele

The Future of (Trusted) Information:
Lessons from Related Fields
Dietram Scheufele,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
 SciCom Duncan Watts

A Data-Driven View of the Information
Ecosystem: Real News, Fake News,
and No News at All
Duncan Watts,
Microsoft, Inc.
 SciCom Itzhak Yanovitsky

Knowing What's Good for Us: Lessons
from Health Communication, Public
Health, and Social Marketing to
Address Health Inequities
Itzhak Yanovitsky, Rutgers University
Presentation
 
       
 SciCom Christie Aschwanden

Capitalizing on Opportunities of
and Online World
Christie Aschwanden,
FiveThirtyEight
 SciCom Anne Wallin

Misinformation and Limits of Science:
An Industrial Perspective
Anne Wallin,
Dow Chemical (ret)
Presentation
 SciCom Panel 4 Discussion

Discussion with Audience:
The Future of (Trusted) Information:
Lessons from Related Fields
 
       
 Lessons from Scalable Approaches 
       
 SciCom May Berenbaum

Lessons from Scalable Approaches
May Berenbaum,
University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign
 SciCom Phillip Schermer

The Kids Are Not Alright
Phillip Schermer,
Project Healthy Minds
Presentation
 SciCom Rick Weiss

Curating Scientific Expertise for
Delivery on Deadline SciLine
Rick Weiss, AAAS
Presentation
 
       
 SciCom Kirsten Ellenbogen

Scaling Up in Communities Through Informal
Science Education Networks and Ecosystems
Kirsten M. Ellenbogen,
Great Lakes Science Center
Presentation
 SciCom Nsikan Akpan

How to Succeed at Making STEM Videos
Nsikan Akpan,
PBS NewsHour

 SciCom Panel 5 Discussion

Discussion with Audience:
Lessons from Scalable Approaches
 
       
 Major Initiatives on Misinformation and the Implications for Communicating about Science 
       
 SciCom Elizabeth Christopherson

Elizabeth Christopherson,
Rita Allen Foundation
 SciCom Michael Rich

Michael D. Rich,
RAND
 SciCom Michael Dimock

Michael Dimock,
Pew Research Center
Presentation
 
       
 SciCom Vanessa Boudewyns

Vanessa Boudewyns,
RTI International
Presentation
 SciCom Panel 6 Discussion

Discussion with Audience:
Major Initiatives on Misinformation and the
Implications for Communicating about Science
 
 
 
       

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