12 June 2013
Charles Darwin House, London, UK
The Biochemical Society, Society for Experimental Biology and the Society of Biology are partnering to organize a unique bioscience communication training workshop for doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers. The workshop will enhance participants’ skills and help to demonstrate the impact and benefits of their research to schools and the public. Attendees will be shown interactive ways to deliver activities and use resources so that they feel more confident to engage with broader audiences.
Application deadline: 1 May 2013.
Appplication is now closed. If you wish to attend this event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Attendance at the Science Communication Training Day is by application only. Success is not guaranteed, and travel arrangements should not be made until acceptance is confirmed.
Attendance at this event is FREE of charge for members of the organizing Societies and is £35 for non members. Registration includes refreshments and lunch on the day.
Join a Society to benefit from free attendance:
Society for Experimental Biology
Society of Biology
Facilitators and programme
09:30 – 10:15 Registration + science demonstrations
10:15 – 10:30 Icebreaker and group allocations
10.30 – 10.40 Introduction (Sarah Blackford)
10:40 – 11:10 Plenary lecture 1 : Dr Jennifer Rohn
Scientists as citizens in the 21st century
11:10 – 12:40 Breakout session with facilitators (tea/coffee available)
12:40 – 13.20 Lunch
13:20 – 13:45 Plenary lecture 2 : Dr Anne Osterrieder
How to creatively communicate your research
13:45 – 15:00 Breakout session with facilitators
15:00 – 15:30 Action planning
15:30 – 16:00 Silent debate (tea/coffee available)
16:00 – 16:30 Personal reflection
16:30 – 17:00 Wrap-up and questions
17:00 – 18:00 Informal networking session with drinks and nibbles