But what will my colleagues think?

Updated: Jan 19

“If I simplify my research findings so much that the general public in the audience at the event understands each word – my colleagues will think I’m not a serious researcher”.


Or will they think you did a beautiful job of clearly communicating the value of your study such that people in relevant circles of interest — despite not being researchers themselves (think: donors, potential participants in future trials, high-schoolers contemplating scientific careers… ) — can benefit from your important messages?