Michel Cevzar

How to communicate science

11 May 2017 - Ljubljana

Communication with people outside your field

“Thank you for sharing that. Tell me your story. I’d love to know how you came to this point of view.”

    You can’t argue with crazy.


How to explain scientific topics by Dominic Walliman

Link to his TED talk

  1. Start at audience knowledge base
    • ask what they now
  2. Don’t go too deep

  3. Clarity beats accuracy
    • they can iron out the details later if they are interested
  4. Explain why you think it’s cool


How to explain things to the masses

A great example: