Alison Sylvester

Alison Sylvester

Alison is a fourth-year student at Ryerson University, completing her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Professional Communication and minoring in both Public Relations and Psychology. She prides herself on her excellent time management, organizational, and planning abilities, as well as her strong written and verbal communication skills. She is an enthusiastic leader with experience in graphic design, photo and film editing, and web design.


This research project investigates the influence of emotional language use in public communications during health crises. An experimental research design was used to analyze participants’ risk perception and likelihood of adapting protective behaviours in response to hypothetical press releases.

Alison Sylvester Research Poster

Project Tags

Healthcare, crisis, outbreak, communications, language
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