In September, eight researchers came to Massachusetts General Hospital to compete in our first-ever Art of Talking Science competition during HUBweek.
Each researcher had four minutes to present their science to an audience of 200 people and a panel of judges, and then received feedback on how well they communicated the impact and significance of their work.
Participants included scientists from Mass General, MIT, Harvard and Tufts University.
The goal was to encourage scientists to find creative ways to engage with the general public. Here is the presentation of our winner, Patrick Purdon, PhD, of the Mass General