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The University of the West of England's Bristol's Science Communication (SCU) Masterclass is an intensive, short course (four days) created to provide professional development in science communication.

The masterclass draws on the existing expertise of the team that delivers the University's popular and practical MSc in Science Communication.

The course will be delivered at the We the Curious science centre (Bristol), 20-23 June 2022.

The Masterclass has been designed for those with little or no experience in the field of science communication and would be suitable for practising scientists wishing to enhance the public engagement element of their research, science graduates interested in science communication or those seeking a career change, scientists/teachers of science seeking continuing professional development and people working in Research Councils with a communication element to their role.


Topics for the Masterclasses

  • Evaluating projects
  • Historical and social contexts of science communication
  • Honing your science writing
  • Quality and science communication
  • Science communication in the flesh
  • Sensemaking about science: research insights for science communication practice
  • Social media and visual media for science communication
  • Thinking strategically about science communication and engagement

Course fee is £800 (concessionary fees are available if you meet certain criteria).

This course runs annually.


Click here for full details and to apply