The Training Day is aimed at doctoral students and early career researchers who want to develop their science communication ideas in a practical setting. This event will enhance your skills in communicating science to schools and the general public, to help demonstrate the impact and benefits of your research. Attendees will be shown innovative activities and examples of best practice for engaging with a broader audience.
Application deadline: 1 May 2014
Attendance at the Science Communication Training Day is by application only and FREE of charge for members of the organizing Societies, £35 for non members.
More information at: http://www.biochemistry.org/Events/SciCom2014.aspx
Access to Understanding is a prestigious, international science-writing competition aimed at PhD students and early career post-doctoral researchers, developed by Europe PubMed Central and The British Library. The winner will receive an iPad and have their entry published in eLife.
For more information: http://EuropePMC.org/ScienceWritingCompetition
Access to Understanding is supported by the Europe PubMed Central Funders Group.
Come along to the Baddiley Clark Seminar Room between 4 and 5pm on Monday 18th November to hear more about the opportunities for researchers that include national competitions, prestigious prize lectures and paid opportunities to work with undergraduates developing their public engagement.
To view the flyer please visit: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/fms/postgrad/skills/documents/openingupyourresearch.pdf
To book a place please visit: http://faculty-tools.ncl.ac.uk/training/book?instance_id=2475