Kavli Conversations on Science Communication

Moving Images: A Conversation on the Power of Photography

 

Kavli Conversations on Science Communcation at NYU

A live, interactive webcast from New York. Join us!

What happens when leading journalists who cover science and eminent scientists who reach mass audiences get together to exchange ideas? What do their differing perspectives tell us about how science communication is changing and how we can do it better?

Sponsored by the Kavli Foundation and the Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program at NYU. Moderated by Robert Lee Hotz, science writer at the Wall Street Journal and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at the Carter Institute of Journalism..

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Upcoming Events

Moving Images: A Conversation on the Power of Photography - Event Poster (read web page for details)

October 29, 2019

6:00-8:00pm

Moving Images: A Conversation on the Power of Photography

A conversation with Lynn Johnson and Jennifer Tucker.

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Blind Spots: A Screening, Live-Audience Test, and Conversation About Implicit Bias - Event Poster (read web page for details)

November 12, 2019

5:00-8:00pm

Past Events

Drug Stories: Covering the Opioid Crisis - Event Poster (Details on web page)

October 8, 2019

6:00-8:00pm

Drug Stories: Covering the Opioid Crisis

A conversation with Beth Macy and Travis Rieder.

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Ebola and Beyond: Covering Epidemics

September 24, 2019

6:00-8:00pm

Ebola & Beyond: Covering Epidemics

A conversation with award-winning writer Amy Maxmen and Boston University physician Nahid Bhadelia.

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Event Poster - 2019 Spring - 2019 April 24th - 6-8pm (Read details on page)

April 24, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Event Poster - 27 March 2019, 6-8pm - Vidsplaining: Explanatory Videos that Reach Millions (Read details on webpage)

March 27, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Event Poster - Mar 12 2019 6-8pm - Bad Medicine: Digging into Dysfunctional Health Care (Read details on webpage)

March 12, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Event Poster - 20 Feb 2019 6-8pm - Jurassic Journalism: Fossils, Evolution and Science Denial (Read details on webpage)

February 20, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Event Poster: Food Fights: Covering Disputed Science About Food and Nutrition

December 6, 2018

6:00 - 8:00pm

Event Poster: The Most Unknown: A Screening

November 15, 2018

6:00 - 8:30pm

The Most Unknown: A Special Screening

Followed by a conversation with Ian Cheney and Jennifer Macalady

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Event Poster: Why You're You: Explaining Heredity to a Confused Public

October 9, 2018

6:00 - 8:00pm

Event Poster: Poached: Covering the Illegal Wildlife Trade

September 25, 2018

6:00 - 8:00pm

Poached: Covering the Illegal Wildlife Trade

A conversation with Rachel Nuwer and Timothy Tear

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The Future of Wild on a Tamed Planet - Event Poster 2018

April 25, 2018

6:00-8:00PM

The Future of Wild on a Tamed Planet

A conversation with Emma Marris and Joe Roman

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How Science Distorts Gender - Event Poster 2018

April 4, 2018

6:00-8:00PM

How Science Distorts Gender

A conversation with Anne Fausto-Sterling and Angela Saini

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Humans by Design - Event Poster 2018

March 6, 2018

6:00-8:00PM

Humans by Design: Covering the Gene Editing Revolution

A conversation with Samuel Sternberg and Antonio Regalado

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The 'Doomed Earth' Controversy - Event Poster 2017

November 30, 2017

7:00-9:00PM

The ‘Doomed Earth’ Controversy

The author of the controversial New York magazine cover story about worst-case climate scenarios in conversation with a prominent critic

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Making Sense of Mind-Blowing Physics - Event Poster 2017

November 16, 2017

6:00-8:00PM

Making Sense of Mind-Blowing Physics

A conversation with Sabine Hossenfelder and Natalie Wolchover

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Digging Into Polluted Science - Event Poster 2017

October 12, 2017

6:00-8:00PM

The Farthest Voyager in Space - Special Screening - Event Poster September 21st 2017

September 21, 2017

6:00-9:00PM

Making Science Movies

A special screening of The Farthest, followed by a conversation with producer John Rubin and astronomer Heidi Hammel.

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Covering and Uncovering Harassment in Science - Event Poster 26 Apr 2017

April 26, 2017

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Covering and Uncovering Harassment in Science

A conversation with Azeen Ghorayshi and Kate Clancy

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Bad Science and Good: Telling the Difference - Event Poster 5 Apr 2017

April 5, 2017

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Bad Science and Good: Telling the Difference

A conversation with John Ioannidis and Richard Harris

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Life in the Universe: One in a Billion Trillion? - Event Poster 22 Mar 2017

March 22, 2017

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Age of Algorithms: Data, Democracy and the News - Event Poster 15 Feb 2017

February 15, 2017

6:00-8:00PM

Shiny Things: Technology and its Discontents

December 1, 2016

6:00pm

Shiny Things: Technology and its Discontents

A conversation with Danah Boyd and Christopher Mims. Webcast begins at 6:30 p.m. EST.

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What Does the Fox Say? Understanding Animal Cognition

November 10, 2016

6:00pm

What Does the Fox Say? Understanding Animal Cognition

A conversation with Virginia Morell and Alexandra Horowitz. Webcast begins at 6:30 p.m. EST.

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Planet Human: Surviving the Extinction Crisis

October 25, 2016

6:00pm

Planet Human: Surviving the Extinction Crisis

A conversation with Elizabeth Kolbert and Stuart Pimm. Webcast begins at 6:30 p.m. EST.

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Being Ridiculous: Finding the Humor in Science

October 13, 2016

6:00pm

Being Ridiculous: Finding the Humor in Science

A conversation with Mary Roach and Randall Munroe. Webcast begins at 6:30 p.m. EST.

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The Swarm Inside: Making Sense of the Microbiome

September 27, 2016

6:00pm

The Swarm Inside: Making Sense of the Microbiome

A conversation with Ed Yong and Susan Perkins. Webcast begins at 6:30 p.m. EST.

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Explaining Evolution: Communicating the Origin of (Our) Species

May 4, 2016

6:00pm

Explaining Evolution: Communicating the Origin of (Our) Species

A conversation with Ann Gibbons and Ian Tattersall. Webcast begins at 6:30 p.m. EST.

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The Fragile Brain: Neuroscience that Hits Home

April 20, 2016

6:00pm

The Fragile Brain: Neuroscience that Hits Home

A conversation with R. Douglas Fields and Andrea McDaniels. Webcast begins at 6:30 p.m. EST.

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The Frankenstein Problem: How to Talk About Genetic Engineering

April 6, 2016

6:00pm

The Frankenstein Problem: How to Talk About Genetic Engineering

A conversation with George Church and Amy Harmon. Webcast begins at 6:30 p.m. EST.

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Particle Fever and the Grandfather Paradox: Physics for Everyone

March 9, 2016

6:00pm

Particle Fever and the Grandfather Paradox: Physics for Everyone

A conversation with Charles Adler and Mark Levinson. Webcast begins at 6:30 p.m. EST.

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Getting Real About Climate: Storytelling for a Warming Planet

February 24, 2016

6:00pm

Getting Real About Climate: Storytelling for a Warming Planet

SHERP invites you to our inaugural Kavli Conversation with Suzanne Goldenberg and Gavin Schmidt, moderated by Robert Lee Holtz.

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