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Hot Science – Cool Talks: A Case Study On Communicating Science

An expert panel of scientists and communicators will discuss Hot Science – Cool Talks as a case study of one of the most important communication issues of our time: improving public understanding of science. As a public outreach effort of UT’s Environmental Science Institute, Hot Science – Cool Talks is an innovative lecture series fostering understanding of science to a broad public, from children, to K-12 teachers, to fellow scientists.

Panelists:
Jay Banner, Department of Geological Sciences, Director of Environmental Science Institute
LeeAnn Kahlor, Department of Advertising and Public Relations
Anthony Dudo, Department of Advertising and Public Relations
Chris Kirk, Department of Anthropology

Moderator:
Kris Wilson, School of Journalism

Monday, April 2 3:30 p.m.
Lyndon B. Johnson Library (LBJ) Conference Room (CMA 5.160)

This event is sponsored by Senior Fellows, the honors program of the College of Communication. It is free and open to the public.

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