Category: Communicating Science

The Mass General Research Institute is dedicated to promoting good science communication. See blog posts, articles and tips for communicating science.

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Weekend Links

We’ve hand-picked a mix of Massachusetts General Hospital and other research-related news and stories for your weekend reading enjoyment: Exercise may help make heart younger – In a new study performed in mice, researchers from the Harvard Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute uncovered one explanation for why exercise might […]

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Mass General Participates in Week-Long Celebration of Science and Discovery

Each year the Cambridge Science Festival hosts a 10-day celebration of science, technology and art in the Greater Boston area with the goal of making science accessible, interactive and fun. This year, the Mass General Research Institute participated in two of the festival’s 200+ events. Science Carnival and Robot Zoo On Saturday, April 14th, Mass General researcher Nitya […]

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Survey Shows America’s Optimistic Yet Skeptical Attitudes Towards Science

Every day at the Mass General Research Institute, we see what a profound impact science can have on our lives. Whether it’s finding new insights in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, or exploring innovative solutions to the challenges of space travel, we witness firsthand how scientists are working to improve society and everyday life. But […]

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Weekend Links

We’ve hand-picked a mix of Massachusetts General Hospital and other research-related news and stories for your weekend reading enjoyment: A Painful Bruise Wouldn’t Heal. It Took Several Hospital Visits to Discover Why. – A 39 year old woman had been sick for months. She had seen many doctors and had been given a variety of diagnoses, […]

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Weekend Links

We’ve hand-picked a mix of Massachusetts General Hospital and other research-related news and stories for your weekend reading enjoyment: How to wake up in a good mood every day – The Society of American Florists, in conjunction with Nancy Etcoff, an investigator at Mass General, conducted a six-month study into how keeping flowers in the […]

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Weekend Links – Science Communication Edition

We’ve hand-picked a variety of science communication-related news and stories for your weekend reading enjoyment: Cultivating a new STEM audience: An exercise in communicating science Frontiers for Young Minds: Science Edited For Kids, By Kids A journal article in graphic novel form Alan Alda Wants Us To Have Better Conversations Check out our science communication […]

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Health Literacy and Science Communication: Two Sides of the Same Health Communication Coin?

Strategies for creating easy-to-understand health literature.

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Meet our Fall Communications Intern!

Please join us in welcoming Nishtha Yadav, a graduate student at Emerson College and our communications intern this semester. Be sure to check back here for updates on what she’s working on! Name Nishtha Yadav Where do you attend school and what’s your major, and year? I’m a second year Communication Management graduate student at […]

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HUBweek Art of Talking Science Competition Recap

A recap of our second annual Art of Talking Science Competition, which focused on AI and machine learning.

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Science Writing:  Nine Tips to Make Your Journal Articles Shine

Here are nine helpful tips on writing journal articles by Anne Marie Weber-Main, PhD, and Anne Joseph, MD, MPH, from the University of Minnesota.

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