Humanitarian Evidence Week: Improving the Availability of Reliable Health Information
Disaster Information Management Research Center
November 9, 10:00 a.m. EST
Cost and Registration: Free, register online at the event time
This webinar will focus on two successful platforms that work to promote access to health information about humanitarian efforts. Topics include exploring the Disaster Lit® database, understanding the process used to access disaster and emergency public health information by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, and examining the example set by organizations like Healthcare Information For All.
Pivoting off the News, Writing about Controversy
Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science
November 9, 2017, 3:30 p.m. ET
Cost and Registration: Free, watch via Facebook Live or at the link above
This webcast will explore how to use current events to draw people in to reading about and understanding science in a familiar context. Topics include the role that controversy plays in garnering interest, the importance of advocacy and journalism in creating public opinion, and the experiences of climate communication leaders.