Standing Up for Science Workshop, London, 12 November
17 September 2019
Public Engagement - training
This full-day event will be held at Wellcome Collection, London on Tuesday, 12th November from 10:00 to 17:00.
Meet researchers who have engaged with the media, learn from policymakers about why good evidence is important for them and how researchers can help to inform policy. Respected science journalists will talk about how the media works, how to respond and comment, and what journalists expect from scientists and researchers. Get hints and tips from communications experts on how you can start standing up for science, and find out how to involve the public in communicating research.
FREE for STEM and social science early-career researchers, trainees and medical professionals.
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