Communicating Technical Ideas to Non-technical Partners

Dr. Marisha Godek
Office of Professional Development
March 28, 2016 - 1:30pm
209 French Hall

On March 28th, the Office of Professional Development (OPD) will host a visit by Dr. Marisha Godek, a biomaterials scientist at Medtronic. In addition to her science communication presentation (described below), SMLS-NRT students are invited to an informal coffee hour with Dr. Godek to discuss the medical device industry, research, careers or other topics of interest.


This is a great opportunity to network with an industry professional. Space is limited - register now to reserve your spot:


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Monday, March 28th - 1:25-2:15pm

209 French Hall

Communicating Technical Ideas to Non-technical Partners

Dr. Marisha Godek, Medtronic

Success often hinges on the ability of researchers to communicate technical discovery(ies) to stakeholders who provide funding, advance projects, propel careers and determine business strategies. Dr. Marisha Godek, Principal Research Scientist at Medtronic, will discuss ways to better understand what is important to your audience and provide tips for tailoring your discussion for non-technical audiences.