The science of effective science communication

Risk Innovation Lab director Andrew Maynard has just published an article on The Conversation exploring the challenges of communicating science effectively, to coincide with a new National Academies of Science report on science communication:

What does research say about how to effectively communicate about science?
Andrew Maynard
https://theconversation.com/what-does-research-say-about-how-to-effectively-communicate-about-science-70244

Andrew served on the NAS committee that compiled the just released report:

Communicating Science Effectively: A Research Agenda
National Academies of Science (2016)
https://www.nap.edu/catalog/23674/communicating-science-effectively-a-research-agenda