Science Communication

Science Communication

Chair     : Dr Mohd Sukor Su’ait

Co-chair: Dr Jaysuman Pusppanathan

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Introduction

Science communication working group aims to empower scientists to be better science communicators, by providing platforms (talks, article columns, etc.) and training for science writing and public speaking.

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Activities overview
  1. Science Café
  2. Suara Saintis Muda
  3. Science Communication Module Development
  4. YSN-ASM Science Communication Public Engagement Series

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Activities Detail

Science Café

  • Science Café is a public talk series held in three cities – Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Georgetown, Penang. In KL, café sessions are held monthly on 2ndWednesday of the month, while JB and Penang are held on ad-hoc basis. YSN members and affiliates are given an opportunity to share their research findings to a non-expert audience, particularly working adults, students and families residing in respective cities. The casual environment also enables engaging discussion between the speaker and audience.
  • Science Café is organised internationally across various countries. This concept for casual science talk in hipster café or pub has been effective in capturing a fan base, while engaging a unique non-expert audience. Furthermore, it is a learning experience for YSN members and affiliates as speakers themselves – to step out of their lecture comfort mode.
  • Newspaper interview about Science Café KL: Click here 
  • Facebook page

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Suara Saintis Muda

  • Suara Saintis Mudais a dedicated news column to share experiences and insights about the life of a young scientist in Malaysia. Unlike formal news, this column offers column readers a casual and more people’s perspective into the life and times of scientist behind the science discovery.
  • Link to full archive: https://www.majalahsains.com/category/bicara-saintis/suara-saintis-muda/

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