Speakers + Talks

Erin Allmann Updyke + Erin Welsh

“This podcast will kill you”

May Berenbaum

“The buzz about bees in the news (and other accompanying bee-labored puns)”

Nicole A. Cooke

“The science of fake news: Recognizing and eliminating misinformation and disinformation”

Donna Cox

“Data visualizations to reach mass audiences”

R. Chris Fraley

“A non-statistical introduction to statistical power (and why it matters for understanding and promoting research findings)”

C.K. Gunsalus

“Overcoming perverse incentives in science”

Ivan Oransky

“The good, the bad, the retracted and the not even wrong: How journalism can reflect what’s really going on in science”

Juan Perilla

“Making the invisible visible with the computational microscope”

Brent Roberts

“Power poses, narcissism epidemics and other myths of psychological science”

Daniel Simons

“What could this study tell us? Why critically evaluating study design is essential for accurate and informative science journalism”

Ed Yong

“Nobody has to listen to this: Why storytelling matters in science”


University of illinois News Bureau


Amplify the Signal:


May 14-15, 2019

Beckman Institute  for Advanced Science and Technology

405 N. Mathews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801

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