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Mar 28, 2021

Statistics need care and context - but journalists are under pressure to craft engaging stories. Is there a way of doing both? 

Joining David to explore how you turn data into a clear and compelling story are:

Caelainn Barr - Data Projects Editor at The Guardian

Tom Chivers - Science Editor at UnHerd and the author of


Nov 23, 2020

Communicating about vaccines has never been higher stakes. How do we do it well?

Joining David to explore the importance of scientific rigour, listening and building relationships are:

Professor Heidi Larson - Director of the Vaccine Confidence Project and the author of Stuck: How Vaccine Rumours Start — and Why They...


Sep 18, 2020

Chemical spills, food scares, terrorist attacks and, of course, pandemics: How can we help manage and reduce the impact of these frightening events with good communication - even while evidence is scant and uncertainty predominates?

Joining David to share their experience from the frontlines are:

Professor Brooke Rogers...


Transcript - Communicating In a Crisis

Sep 17, 2020

Chemical spills, food scares, terrorist attacks and, of course, pandemics: How can we help manage and reduce the impact of these frightening events with good communication - even when evidence is scant and uncertainty predominates?

Joining David to share their experience from the frontlines are:

Professor Brooke Rogers...


Aug 20, 2020

The public appetite for scientific evidence during the coronavirus pandemic has been voracious. But communicating it well is a fiendish challenge. How can governments give clear advice while also acknowledging uncertainty? How can scientists debate complex evidence while supporting strong interventions? And how can the...