You're a Researcher & An Expert.

But Are You a Thought Leader?


The Story of 

There is great research, and there is what decision makers want: solutions, novel ideas and foresight based in great research.

Thought leadership, as the unlovely phrase goes. 

Founded in 2015, Science+Story helps research-driven organizations turn their findings and expertise into clear, compelling thought leadership that reaches and moves their key audiences. 

We also help these organizations build thought leadership ecosystems -- cultures and programs that consistently foster staff thought leaders.

Our work enhances the impact of these organizations' expertise as well as their competitive advantages in fundraising, marketing, sales, research and product development, partnerships, hiring and retention. 

"Science+Story provided invaluable help. We've seen a significant increase in external understanding of our work."

Steve McCormick, The Earth Genome


Current & Past Clients 

Adamantine Energy

Arizona State University: Center for Biodiversity Outcomes

Arizona State University: Future H2O

The Breakthrough Institute

Center for Global Development/Energy for Growth Hub

Conservation International

The Earth Genome

Los Angeles 2028 Olympics: Sustainability & Legacy

National Kidney Foundation

The Natural Capital Project

The Nature Conservancy

Society for Science & the Public

UCLA: Institute for Environment & Sustainability

University of Minnesota: Institute on the Environment

World Wildlife Fund

"Bob revolutionized our communications game within just a few months of working with him." 

Alex Trembath, Breakthrough Institute

Credit: Robin Davis Miller/Thousand Word Images
Credit: Robin Davis Miller/Thousand Word Images


Bob Lalasz/Founder+CEO

Bob Lalasz founded Science+Story in 2016 after starting and directing The Nature Conservancy's science communications program. For 20 years he has delivered marketing and communication strategy and editorial guidance to organizations driven by science, research and ideas.


He has helped his clients develop thought leadership content that has been published in The New York Times, Axios, Foreign Affairs, Nature, CNN.com, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Ensia and Grist, among other elite media outlets.

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