About the Symposium

Communicating Science 2016 is a four-day symposium from September 26-29 at the School of Medicine’s Eric P. Newman Education Center that brings together a series of instructional workshops and presentations focused on communication challenges facing today’s scientists.

The symposium includes presentations and workshops on the topic of science communication by the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science (open to 32 applicants), an interactive plenary hosted by the Alda Center (open to the public), and Washington University Sessions presented by WUSTL specialists (open to all).

The symposium is hosted by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, Bernard Becker Medical Library, Office of Medical Public Affairs, and the School of Engineering & Applied Science.

We’d like to thank the University sponsors of the symposium, including:

  • Alumni & Development
  • Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences
  • Institute for Public Health
  • Office of Medical Public Affairs
  • Office of the Provost
  • Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine

If you have questions about the symposium, please contact Mychal Voorhees at Becker Medical Library at mychal.voorhees@wustl.edu.