EHS 665/HBEHED 665: Communicating Science Through Social Media

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Term: Fall 2012
Published: October 12, 2012
Revised: October 18, 2012

Each semester, ten Master of Public Health students from the University of Michigan participate in a course on Communicating Science through Social Media. Each student in the course is required to post weekly articles as they learn how to translate complex science into something a broad audience can understand and appreciate. 

Instructor: Andrew Maynard

Course Level: Graduate

Course Structure: 1 hour meeting weekly

Link to Mind the Science Gap blog

About The Instructor

Andrew Maynard

Andrew Maynard is the Interim Chair of the department of Environmental Health Sciences, the Charles and Rita Gelman Risk Science Professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and the Director of the University of Michigan Risk Science Center.  Andrew’s work focuses on the responsible development and use of emerging technologies, and on innovative approaches to addressing emergent risks. more...

Ph.D., Physics, University of Cambridge, U.K., 1993
B.Sc., Physics, University of Birmingham, U.K., 1987

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