Practically Speaking

A series of monthly short videos that provide practical tips and techniques you can use.

Practically Speaking | October 3rd, 2017

Stress Management and Compassion in Challenging Times

We all know that everyone experiences stress on a daily basis—from our work or our extracurricular activities, and news of recent tragic events. Research indicates that stress can have a real impact on our physical and mental health as well as our relationships, leading us to be less compassionate.

Practically Speaking | September 26th, 2017

Social Media

Whether you’re doing it for yourself or for your organization or institution, understanding how to use social media to reach your audience can be an invaluable tool.

Practically Speaking | July 21st, 2017

Data Visualization

With the explosion of data available at one’s fingertips, there is a growing need to transform raw data into meaningful information that can be used by decision makers. In this episode of Practically Speaking, Dr. Lisa Sullivan covers several proper data visualization techniques to clearly communicate data and statistical results.

Practically Speaking | June 20th, 2017

Communicating Science

Scientists and academics have a responsibility to share the meaning and implications of their work. This requires knowing how to communicate complex material in clear, engaging ways that invite the public to the conversation.

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