Magazine article American Scientist

Sigma Xi's Initiative to Strengthen Research Outreach

Magazine article American Scientist

Sigma Xi's Initiative to Strengthen Research Outreach

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Through its new Research Communications Initiative (RCI), Sigma Xi seeks to help scientists and engineers enhance the impact of their research. Sigma Xi will team up with researchers and institutions that wish to effectively communicate their work to general audiences, research administrators, and other investigators.

Sigma Xi will help its RCI partners develop a strategy for sharing their research and connect them with leading communications professionals who will develop content, including feature-length articles, videos, infographics, animations, podcasts, social media campaigns, and more. Sigma Xi will provide both digital and print publishing platforms so that partners may reach new audiences. Finally, partners will receive a data-driven evaluation of their communications.

"The Research Communications Initiative is an innovative program that calls on the expertise we've developed and perfected over our 100-year history of communicating science," said Jamie Vernon, Sigma Xi's director of science communications and publications. "We know that institutions can strengthen their reputation by sharing their research and that public and private funding agencies are asking for more outreach from their grant recipients. …

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