Annual Lecture Series 1998

1998

What Science Can and Can’t Answer in the Providence River Dredging Debate and Other Environmental Issues
Dr. Kenneth Hinga, Assistant GSO Dean, Marine Research Scientist
The Pfiesteria Phenomenon: Conducting Science in the Midst of a Public Health Crisis
Dr. JoAnn Burkholder, North Carolina State University
Managing Science News: Practical Ways to Work with the Media
Media Crisis Management, Dr. Robert Vanderslice, RI Department of Health
Structuring Comments for the Press, Chip Young, URI Coastal Resources Center
What Journalists Need from Scientists, Peter Lord, Providence Journal

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