From MMR to volcanic ash, UK scientists often find themselves in the media spotlight grappling with the challenging task of communicating risk and uncertainty.
This event aims to explore the similar issues that exist across diverse disciplines - how complex science messages are 'packaged' and how they are received.
As well as the need to unravel complex science into understandable language and terms, we'll be:
The event plans to encompass the views and learning from a range of sector expert from the worlds of science, medicine, economics, finance, insurance, policy, media, psychology, research and academia.
It will aim to establish some common guidance and tips to help make the translation of critical science more effective.
Last updated: 16 June 2011