The National Science Foundation (NSF) is hosting a workshop, "Science: Becoming the Messenger" on April 18, 2012, in Albuquerque, N.M. Principal investigators (PI), early career researchers and engineers, graduate students and postdocs from institutions and universities in New Mexico who would like to learn to communicate effectively to a broad audience are invited and strongly encouraged to take advantage of this great opportunity. Public information officers (PIO) communicating on behalf of the institutions and universities in New Mexico are also invited.

Featuring three accomplished communicators and trainers - Emmy award winning television producer Joe Schreiber, former PBS executive Dan Agan and bestselling science author Chris Mooney - the NSF workshop "Science: Becoming the Messenger" provides one-stop shopping for those seeking to reach a broader public about their work. Participants will learn how to craft a message and deliver it to a variety of audiences. They will also have the opportunity to experience live interview training, to develop writing and new media skills to hone their public presentations and in producing video.

For more information and to register, go to Science: Becoming the Messenger. The registration deadline is Friday, April 6.