Spring 2020

Gear Up for Research Communication 

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 9:45 am to 2:45 pm

Mackenzie Room, Huang Building

Join the Stanford Science and Engineering Libraries and the Lane Medical Library at our Spring 2020 Gear Up event and learn how to amplify your impact as a researcher. At this minisymposium, individuals from across campus will share effective methods and unique ideas for communicating the meaning and impact of research.



9:45 - 10:00 – Coffee
10:00 - 10:30 – The importance of science communication
Thomas Hayden, Professor of the Practice, Earth Systems Program
10:30 - 11:00 – How to write a successful scientific research paper
Luigi Longobardi, Executive Editor at AIP Publishing
11:00 - 11:30 – How to talk to the press
Kristin Sainani, Associate Professor of Health Research & Policy and freelance science writer
11:30 - 12:00 – How to design a professional online portfolio
Helen Chen, Research Scientist at the Designing Education Lab
12:00 - 12:45 – Lunch (included with registration)
12:45 - 1:45 – Harnessing social media to network and promote research (panel)
1:45 - 2:45 – Unique and alternative ways to share science (lightning talks)
"Podcasting for science" with Goggles Optional
"Making videos to share scientific protocols" with Aisling Chaney, Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Molecular Imaging Program
"The Art of Science competition" with Dante Zakhidov, Materials Science & Engineering PhD Candidate
"StoryMaps" with Andria Olson, Assistant Maps Librarian
and more!