PCR Handouts-Public Communication for Researchers - Carnegie Mellon University

PCR Handouts

PCR has produced several quick-reference guides that may be useful to those looking to communicate about their research. Many of these documents were created for specific seminars, and can be found on the Past Events pages for those seminars, but we have assembled them here for ease of access.

PCR storytelling techniques A summary of techniques from our Telling Science Stories workshop
PCR crafting explnations

Guidelines, template, and examples for crafting explanations for our Bridging the Gap workshop

Comscicon summaries Tips distilled by PCR and MIT's Broader Impacts Group from ComSciCon 2013
 
Scientific Writing SummaryCompiled for our Scientific Writing workshop
 
Interview warmup

Warmups based on theatre exercises for our Interview Workshops


Design resources

Our favorite websites and recommended reading on color theory and scientific design.