march, 2021

17mar12:00 pm1:00 pmVirtual EventSciComm Lunch & Learn: Do I Need an Umbrella? Lessons on Communicating Scientific Uncertainty from TV Weather Forecasting12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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SciComm Lunch & Learn (03/17) Do I need an Umbrella? Lessons on Communicating Scientific Uncertainty from TV weather forecasting class=

Hosted by Duke Science & Society

 

Uncertainty is a fundamental part of the scientific endeavor but a topic that can be difficult for non-scientists to understand. This session will focus on how TV meteorologists address this topic on a daily basis as well as other strategies that can assist in the process of communicating science virtually.

Join us for our March installment of the SciComm Lunch & Learn Series to hear from Sara Kobilka. Sara Kobilka is the owner and principal consultant at Renaissance Woman Consulting. As indicated in the company name, Sara has a wide-ranging background that includes journalism, broadcast meteorology, informal science education, non-profit management, science communication/outreach professional development, facilitating virtual meetings, and teaching group fitness classes to name a few. She’s currently based in New York (state) but has previously lived in Tucson, Arizona, and throughout the Midwest.

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