“Making Sense of Your Science” career workshop – Sunday 3 July

SEB MAIN MEETING 2016, BRIGHTON CONFERENCE CENTRE

SUNDAY 3RD JULY, 10.30 – 15.30

MAKING SENSE OF YOUR SCIENCE

£27 including lunch

Making “Sense of Your Science” is a Career Workshop being held at the Brighton Conference Centre during the Society for Experimental Biology’s conference on Sunday 3rd July. This one-day event is being made available to local PhD students and postdocs and includes a panel of media professionals who will give you helpful advice about how to communicate your science to the media, as well as more general rules about how to present your science in writing and face-to-face. See below for more detail of the programme.

Sign up by 4pm, 27 June

Organised by Sarah Blackford and Jenny Sneddon (SEB+ Section)

10.30 – 12.30 Introduction to communication
Sarah Blackford (Head of Education and Public Affairs, SEB)

13.30 – 15.30 Getting your voice heard
Alun Anderson (science writer and former editor-in-chief, New Scientist), Claire Marriott (University of Brighton and ‘Voice of Young Science’ ambassador) and representatives of the media.

PROGRAMME

TIME ACTIVITY
10.30 Introduction to communication
10.45 Personal Impact
11.00 Writing out it
11.45 Talking about it
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Getting your voice heard

Panel and interactive discussion

15.30 Close

 

Note for sign up:

Go to: https://members.sebiology.org/members

Click on ‘New user registration’

Fill in your name and details then choose ‘career development’ in the boxes below, then click through to the next page and choose to register and then click on the Careers Day. Go through to payment, add your discount code CAREERS_16 and this will deduct the registration cost and your final fee will be £27.

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