Here are some resources in science communication to help develop your story, hone your message and polish your delivery.

Science Communication Resources

Alda-Kavli Learning Center for Science Communication – Events

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Center for Public Engagement – Resources

American Geophysical Union (AGU) Science Communication – Sharing Science

National Co-ordinating Center for Public Engagement (NCCPE)

National Science Foundation (NSF) Science Communication Toolkit


Baron, Nancy (2010) Escape from the Ivory Tower: A Guide to Making Your Science Matter. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Dean, Corneilia (2009) Am I Making Myself Clear? A Scientist’s Guide to Talking to the Public. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Olson, Randy (2015) Houston: We Have a Narrative: Why Science Needs Story. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press

Olson, R., Barron, D., & Palermo, B.  (2013) Connection: Hollywood Storytelling Meets Critical Thinking. Los Angeles, CA: Prairie Starfish Productions

Olson, Randy (2009) Don’t Be Such a Scientist: talking substance in an age of stye. Washington, DC: Island Press.


Berkeley Science Review Science Communication