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The team behind New Scientist Live are hosting an event to highlight New Scientist Live, and how to prepare memorable talks and interactive stands.

The team behind the multi-award-winning science show New Scientist Live is hosting a free online event on the 'secrets of public engagement'.

The online event takes place on Tuesday 27th February from 1-1.40pm. You can register to watch it back on demand.

In this free lunchtime virtual event, host Martin Davies (Head of Event Production, New Scientist) will welcome science communicator and engagement consultant Dr Jamie Gallagher, as he reveals how to prepare memorable talks and interactive stands that leave a lasting impression. Martin will also be joined by colleague Jacqui Mccarron, as they explore what they look for when inviting speakers and selecting exhibitors for New Scientist Live.

Jamie Gallagher is an award-winning freelance communicator and engagement professional with ten years’ experience in the delivery and evaluation of quality engagement projects. Working across dozens of institutions and subject areas he has helped improve the reach, profile and impact of research engagement in almost every discipline. Jamie is also a science communicator and can often be found on TV, radio or stage making research accessible.

Who should watch?

  • Sci-Comms Professionals
  • Public Engagement Officers
  • Researchers involved with public engagement
  • Science speakers and demonstrators
  • STEM ambassadors
  • Anyone else interested in communicating STEM topics to a public audience

Benefits of watching

  • Learn about how New Scientist Live communicates complicated ideas to a general audience
  • Discover how to have the greatest impact when exhibiting
  • Find out what makes a great science talk
  • Learn how to amplify your message to a wider, underrepresented audience

Click here for full details and to register