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Anitra Nelson

Gargi Bhattacharyya

Why do we do it?

Academic writers and non-specialist audiences

Tue, 08 Feb 2022, 17:00 (GMT)

Online event

Hosted by the Institute of Connected Communications

The world is a scary and confusing place. It can be hard to keep up with the latest crisis or to understand why things are so violent and unfair. How did we get to this place and how can we get to somewhere better?

In the era of online culture, overwhelming volumes of information are available. And, it can be hard to make sense of what is happening around us. Especially because analyses and issues attract heavily loaded and controversial terminology, off-putting to newcomers.

This conversation explores the role of non-academic publishing in making research ideas accessible and considers which emerging questions that should be concerning us all.

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