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Appendix A: Agendas of Public Meetings
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... Appendix A Agendas of Public Meetings Committee on the Science of Science Communication: A Research Agenda Meeting #1 December 17-18, 2015 Keck Center, Room 103 500 Fifth Street, NW Washington, D.C. AGENDA OPEN SESSION 9:00 Statement of Task: Sponsor Perspectives 9:00 Welcome and Introductions Alan Leshner, Committee Chair 9:05 Introduction to the Statement of Task Alan Leshner 9:10 Elizabeth Christopherson, Rita Allen Foundation Paul Hanle, Climate Central 125
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... , with time for general discussion. Engaging the Public 9:45 Radiation Risk  Jerrold Bushberg, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, and National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements 10:10 Food Safety and Nutrition Joe Levitt, Hogan Lovells 10:35 General Discussion Media 10:55 Cornelia Dean, The New York Times, and Brown University 11:20 Richard Harris, National Public Radio 11:45 General Discussion Supports for Engagement
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... What are promising approaches or practices for addressing communication challenges; what is the evidence? What needs to be better understood to communicate effectively about science related to important societal issues?
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... • What are important and empirically researchable questions to inform approaches to communicating science related to contro versial societal issues? 10:15 Welcome and introductions, Alan Leshner, Committee Chair  Each presentation will be followed by brief clarifying Q&A, followed by discussion
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... The purpose of this panel is to aid the committee in determining what is most important to understand through research about communicating science for policy that pertains to societal issues and decisions that are controversial in the public sphere. In particular: • Does effective science communication matter for science policy, and if so, how does it matter?
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... • What are important directions for research related to social media and social networks for science communication and for assessing effectiveness and societal impact? 11:05 Dominique Brossard, University of Wisconsin–Madison 11:20 Noshir Contractor, Northwestern University 11:35 Hilda Bastian, National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

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