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Communication in the Life Sciences


Description: Communication plays a fundamental role in science. In environmental policy discussions, public health directives, or the continuation of scientific research itself, progress is created and documented through acts of communication. From the mass media to individual conversations, from technical journals to textbooks, from lab notes to the World Wide Web, communication creates and defines social issues and research findings. In this course, we will examine the institutional and intellectual contexts, processes, promises, and practical constraints of communication in the life sciences (CILS).

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: None

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