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The Role of Communication in Knowledge Co-production
Researchers and practitioners involved in knowledge co-production each use their own specialized language. An important part of successful knowledge co-production involves establishing shared terms of references. Communicating effectively and developing the ability to distill complex topics into clear, vivid, and understandable language is challenging. This webinar will explore the role of communication in the process of knowledge co-production and will share some communication best practices that participants can apply in their work.

Jun 5, 2018 11:00 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Heidi Roop
Research Scientist & Strategic Communications Lead, Climate Impacts Group @University of Washington
Dr. Heidi Roop is an expert in science communication, stakeholder engagement, and assessment and evaluation. Scientists can change the world. Heidi's professional mission is to improve the reach and impact of climate science in order to engage, motivate and catalyze action around climate change. Heidi aspires to be a scientist who changes how the world engages in science, with scientists.
Darcy Widmayer
Communications Manager, NW Climate Science Center @University of Washington
Darcy Widmayer has experience in strategic communications planning, message development, project coordination, and program evaluation. She previously worked for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as a Private Forestry Education and Outreach Specialist facilitating communications between private landowners and state foresters.