Translating Science into Poetry

A session at Write the Docs

Tuesday 9th April, 2013

9:40am to 10:20am

Whether you’re writing a grant, putting together a speech, giving a lecture, or conducting any sort of expression through a document, you’re asking the reader to respond to a narrative. Especially when you’re dealing with subjects like science, technology, education, or business, developing a compelling narrative can be increasingly difficult. Technical writers deviate from risky narratives because too much of their readership is focused on professionalism. What is unnecessary? What is “flowery”? What makes you comes across as less of a scientist? This talk demonstrates how to extract narratives from technical documents by utilizing lessons learned from poetry, and especially focus on using these narratives to create compelling supplementary documents from scientific data, such as infographics, talks, or impact assessments

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Daniya Kamran

Co-founder of Eurekatory; Designer, Innovator, Entrepreneur; Has an unhealthy obsession with Victorian Poetry and Renaissance Science bio from Twitter

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Time 9:40am10:20am PST

Date Tue 9th April 2013

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