For The Curious Mind - The War on Facts with Dr. Katie Moisse

Presented on: Friday, March 13th at 12:00 PM EDT

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The War on Facts with Katie Moisse, Assistant Professor of Science and Science Communication in the School of Interdisciplinary Science at McMaster University. As a scientist and journalist who has covered science and health for Scientific American, ABC News and Spectrum Dr. Moisse will describe how public trust in science is waning, and how scientists can shift this narrative by making their findings more accessible and relatable to diverse audiences. About our speaker: Dr. Katie Moisse is a science journalist teaching science communication in the School of Interdisciplinary Science. Her stories have appeared in Scientific American, Spectrum and The Atlantic. She was Digital Health Editor for ABC News, leading the network’s national online coverage of countless outbreaks and other important health stories. She has a Ph.D in pathology from the University of Western Ontario, an M.Sc. in neuroscience from King's College London and an M.Sc. in journalism from Columbia University.