I create workshops on science communication.

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Profile

Ardon Shorr is the co-founder of Public Communication for Researchers and Cultured Fit, where he's helped startups, faculty, and over 500 graduate students explain their work and why it matters. He's led workshops across the US, including Harvard, Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, AAAS, and SXSWedu. He graduated from Oberlin College majoring in Music Theory and Neuroscience, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in biology at Carnegie Mellon University. He builds tools to figure out how living things sense gravity, with the hope of improving aging and space travel.

Writing

SciComm Curriculum - Workshops and learning objectives.
Public Communication for Researchers
Five Year Plan - for creating a science communication center.
Public Communication for Researchers
GradSciComm - National recommendations for incorporating communication training into graduate education.
Contributing Author
Op-Ed - Grad school is hard on mental health. Here's an antidote.
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Presentations

TEDx - My talk on music theory was named an editors' choice.
Dance your Ph.D. - Explaining proteomics through dance.