Orli Wolfson

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Orli Wolfson

Orli Wolfson is a candidate for M.Sc at the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
She has a B.Sc in Biology and Chemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, as well as a teaching certificate in both subjects.
She also has a B.A in Education of the Gifted and Talented, from Haifa University.
Orli’s research interests are communication of scientific uncertainty, and effective ways for scientists to communicate it. Also, Orli is interested in scientific language for different publics, and the relationship between scientific knowledge and literacy, gender and decision-making.

Presentations

Wolfson, O. & Baram-Tsabari, A. (December, 2020). Media Representations of Scientific Uncertainty During the COVID-19 outbreak in Israel. “Metaksherim” meeting for communication studies students. The department of communication at the University of Haifa, Israel.

Wolfson, O., Segev, E., Yosef, R., Chapnik, N. & Brill, A. & Baram-Tsabari, A. (accepted, 2020). Readability and Jargon in two decades of Scientific Articles. Paper to be presented at the Soft Skills in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) Education  conference, Technion, Israel.

Popular Writing

“Blossom outside the school fence made environmental activism flourish”. In the Faculty of Education for Science and Technology, Technion (Hebrew).

פריחה מעבר לגדר בית הספר הביאה ללבלוב של אקטיביזם סביבתי

“Robots are communicating: A novel pedagogy for teaching robotic connectivity in schools”. In the Faculty of Education for Science and Technology, Technion (Hebrew).
https://edu.technion.ac.il/home_slider/%d7%a8%d7%95%d7%91%d7%95%d7%98%d7%99%d7%9d-%d7%9e%d7%aa%d7%a7%d7%a9%d7%a8%d7%99%d7%9d-

“The language of science”, in “MADA GADOL BAKTANA” (Hebrew)
https://lbscience.org/2020/06/22/%d7%a9%d7%a4%d7%aa-%d7%94%d7%9e%d7%93%d7%a2/