Communicating Science Workshops Offered To Faculty

Dennis Meredith, author and international authority on research communication, will lead workshops March 27 and 29

Dennis Meredith has written numerous books on research communication, and lectures at research institutions around the world.

UC Riverside faculty can learn next week from the man who wrote the book on research communication. Books, actually.

Dennis Meredith is the author of “Explaining Research” and “Working with Public Information Officers,” and will present workshops on March 27 and 29 offering tools and techniques for producing effective talks and written content.

Meredith lectures at research institutions around the world, instructing faculty and researchers on how to effectively explain their research to audiences important to their success. His workshops explore media relations, working with institutional public information officers, oral presentations, and writing effective research explanations.

Meredith spent his career as a science writer at MIT, Cornell, Duke, and other leading research institutions. He is a past executive board member of the National Association of Science Writers, or NASW, and authored the NASW handbook on media relations, as well as the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing’s online Guide to Careers in Science Writing. He is also an accomplished science fiction author.

Sessions will be held at the Environmental Health & Safety building on West Linden Street, past the TAPS building. Free parking is across the street from the EH&S building.

The sessions will be Tuesday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to Noon, and Thursday, March 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. Registration is free, and is open to faculty, researchers, grad students, and staff. Please register here for Tuesday’s session, and here for Thursday’s. For more information, email

The events are sponsored by University Communications and the Center for Ideas & Society.

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Tel: (951) 827-4756

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