Online training: Introduction to Risk Communication, 8 Dec
31 October 2023
Public Engagement - training
This interactive online workshop will provide a deeper understanding of the science behind risk communication and aims to give a practical opportunity to formulate and get feedback on your own communication plan on a risk topic that's relevant to you.
Date: 8 December 2023
Time: 5pm-8pm (UK time)
Hosted by: Compass
This online, interactive workshop aims to equip science professionals with the skills to enhance risk communication and has been designed for those who wish to improve their risk communication abilities.
In the session you will:
- Gain a deeper understanding of the science behind risk communication.
- Draft a plan for communicating risk on a topic relevant to you.
- Practice revising a key risk message to make it more meaningful, compassionate, and actionable for your specific audience.
- Receive feedback on your message from peers and trainers.
This 3-hour virtual workshop ensures engagement through facilitated group discussions, content presentations, and breakout room activities. Active participation is expected. A stable internet connection, webcam, microphone, and familiarity with Zoom are required. The session will not be recorded.
The workshop costs $150 to register.
What to read next
Huge congratulations to Dr Laurence Wroe, Prof Alan Barr and collaborators for their awards, and their colleagues Dr Thomas Hird and Dr Katherine Shirley for being highly commended at the SEPnet and IRIS awards. Read more about their achievements here.
This comment piece in Nature provides excellent, clear tips and food for thought if you're a researcher who wants to communicate the evidence to foster public discussion and build trust.