Guidelines - A Primer for Communicating Effectively with NABIR Stakeholders

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This primer is a tool to help prepare scientists for meetings with stakeholders. It was prepared for staff involved with the Natural and Accelerated Bioremediation Research (NABIR) program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. It discusses why some efforts in science communication may succeed while others fail, provides methods of approaching group interactions about science that may better orient expert participants, and summarizes experience drawn from observations of groups interacting about topics in bioremediation or the NABIR program. The primer also provides brief, useful models for interacting with either expert or non-expert groups. Finally, it identifies topical areas that ... continued below

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Bilyard, G.R.; Word, C.J.; Weber, J.R. & Harding, A.K. September 27, 2000.

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This primer is a tool to help prepare scientists for meetings with stakeholders. It was prepared for staff involved with the Natural and Accelerated Bioremediation Research (NABIR) program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. It discusses why some efforts in science communication may succeed while others fail, provides methods of approaching group interactions about science that may better orient expert participants, and summarizes experience drawn from observations of groups interacting about topics in bioremediation or the NABIR program. The primer also provides brief, useful models for interacting with either expert or non-expert groups. Finally, it identifies topical areas that may help scientists prepare for public meetings, based on the developers' ongoing research in science communication in public forums.

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  • Report No.: PNNL-12041 Rev. 2
  • Report No.: KP1301010
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/763923 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 763923
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc715223

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Bilyard, G.R.; Word, C.J.; Weber, J.R. & Harding, A.K. Guidelines - A Primer for Communicating Effectively with NABIR Stakeholders, report, September 27, 2000; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc715223/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.