An evening with Alan Alda: Getting beyond a blind date with science

Date & time: 4–5.30am 9 March 2016, AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Location: Llewellyn Hall, School of Music (Building 100), ANU
Speakers: Alan Alda, actor, writer and science advocate

Alan Alda, actor, writer, and science advocate will share his passion for science communication in an exclusive one night only event at ANU.

Mr Alda will draw on personal experiences, including his years as host of the TV series Scientific American Frontiers, to explore why it is so important for scientists, engineers and health professionals to communicate effectively with the public, and how they can do it better.

Mr Alda is a visiting professor in Stony Brook University's School of Journalism and the co-founder of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University.

This talk is hosted by the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science.


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