Celia Du

Independent, Science Communication Specialist

science communication, public engagement, public understanding of science, misinformation, dialogue, social media, communication, public trust in science

Media

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Biography

Celia Du is a science communication specialist with extensive experience engaging various audiences with science. She has worked with the Royal Canadian Institute for Science, Science Rendezvous, the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Science Everywhere, and Indus Space Inc. With a background in Chemistry from McGill University and a Master’s in Science Communication and Public Engagement from the University of Edinburgh, she is dedicated to improving science communication practices to bridge science and the public. She has led workshops and trained budding science communicators through the Royal Canadian Institute for Science, the SciCommTO Conference, Laurentian University’s Science Communication program, the Canadian Science Policy Conference and Lotus STEMM.

Expertise

  • science communication
  • public engagement
  • public understanding of science
  • misinformation
  • dialogue
  • social media
  • communication
  • public trust in science

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