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SciComm Saturday: Tips for Sharing Your Science with the World

A compilation of helpful links and resources for communicating your science to a wider audience.

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What It’s Like to Do an Internship at the Mass General Research Institute and Why It’s Amazing

I’m an 11th-grader at the International School of Boston and for the past 5 days, I have been working as a communications intern in the Office of the Scientific Director at the Mass General Research Institute. Here’s an overview of what I worked on and what I learned! Day 1 To be honest, I felt […]

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Weekend Links: An Inside Look at the Museum of Disgusting Food, Replacing Human Organs with Chip Technology and More

Welcome to Weekend Links, a look at some of our favorite science stories from across the web!

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Weekend Links: Our Favorite Science Stories From Across the Web

We’ve hand-picked a mix of research-related news and science stories for your weekend reading enjoyment.

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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

We’ve hand-picked a mix of Massachusetts General Hospital and other research-related news and stories for your weekend reading enjoyment: A New Study Finds Good News About Treating Addiction – Dr. John Kelly of the Recovery Research Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital talks about his new study and says there’s some good news when it comes to […]

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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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Six Selfish Reasons to Communicate Science

The Union of Concerned Scientists blog recently published a post discussing ways in which communicating science can benefit the scientist. Here are a few of our takeaways from this great article: Engaging in science communication helps to hone your communication skills, so you can nail that job interview or research proposal It’s a great way […]

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Alan Alda’s New Book Highlights Need for Scientists to Use Effective Communication to Reach Their Audiences

The Mass General Research Institute believes in the important role communication plays in a researcher’s ability to connect with a wide audience. As part of our commitment to help our researchers better communicate their science, we have previously worked with the Alan Alda Center For Communicating Science to teach Mass General researchers how to distill their […]

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Distilling Your Message: A Workshop with Alan Alda

Earlier this month, the Mass General Research Institute organized a day-long workshop hosted by the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. Participating Mass General researchers learned how to succinctly and vividly speak about their work in terms lay persons can understand. Improvisation exercises also helped participants hone their ability to naturally connect with different audiences. […]

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