The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of effective science communication – in particular, the vital importance of making research accessible for policymakers. Here, we present our top tips for researchers on how to write for policymakers.
Policy During a Pandemic: How to Make Research Accessible for Policymakers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
July 6, 2020 10:53 AM EDT
June 10, 2020 7:52 AM EDT
The country has a long way to go, but California is providing a path to a safe and secure election. Read more >
June 3, 2020 9:40 PM EDT
Acknowledge the history. Revise your work. Refuse to be complicit. Read more >
December 17, 2018 4:25 PM EDT
On October 25th, one of the worst storms to strike US land hit the islands of Saipan and Tinian, killing two people and destroying thousands of homes. Because of Super Typhoon Yutu, the islands remain without power, and likely will for the months to come. Fresh water is scarce, and recovery efforts are hindered by lack of access and resources. (Read more about this here.)
Typhoons and hurricanes, or more generally, tropical cyclones, are all spinning storms of high winds (sustained winds of 73 miles per hour or greater) and intense weather like thunderstorms. The only nominal difference is the ocean basin where they originate. The most alarming factor they all share is that intensity and frequency of these cyclonic super storms is increasing with climate change. Read more >
September 11, 2018 10:02 AM EDT
Manifesto of a passionate chemistry PhD student, tired of having to fight prejudices when introducing herself.