Alan Alda Online: The Essentials Workshop

Interested in cultivating and perfecting effective science communication strategies? Join the Sloan Scholars Mentoring Network on Friday, July 8, 2022 at 1 pm ET for a complimentary three-hour live workshop hosted in conjunction with the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science of Stony Brook University.

This Alan Alda Online virtual workshop titled The Essentials, utilizes theatre-based techniques and creative messaging strategies as tools to develop effective science communication skills. The workshop will focus on how to deconstruct esoteric language while centering comprehension and clarity to favor audiences and readers. This workshop is open to all Sloan Scholars in any discipline or career field. Current Sloan Scholar graduate students are eligible to apply with the understanding that MPHD alumni will be prioritized. Graduates of this workshop will be eligible for future Alan Alda Special Topics Programs, targeting more specific science communication issues.

***PLEASE NOTE: In order to attend the complimentary special topics workshops, all future participants must have attended The Essentials workshop. 

We encourage you to apply as early as possible as space is limited. Official registration will be first come, first serve.

Application Process

Each grant application will require completion of the standard application form, curriculum vitae, and an up-to-date profile on the website:

Apply here. To log into the application, use your SSMN website profile log-in.

Questions? Contact program staff.




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