Tuesday, 09 November 2021 to Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 9.30am - 12.30pm
This course will look at the aspects you need to consider when constructing your paper; demystify peer reviewed journals by giving insider insights from science journal editors; and show you what they really want.
Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 9.30am to 1pm
Those with money need to know about you and why they should place their investment in you and your venture. This may be a pitch for research funds, a pitch in an enterprise competition or a presentation asking for an R&D budget.
Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 2pm to 5pm
External research funding is a crucial part of the research profile of universities and is a major issue for academic staff.
Thursday, 11 November 2021, 9.30am to 12.30pm
This introductory session will introduce you to what, why and how of turning your engagement into a rich, two-way conversation with your public audiences.
Friday, 12 November 2021, 2pm to 3.30pm
Ever walked into a meeting and questioned your right to be there? Have you ever taken on a new job and then you felt you weren’t really the right person for it? For many people this is a common life experience and one which can be quite debilitating if left unchecked.
Thursday, 18 November 2021 to Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 9.30am - 12.30pm
Do you want to share your research with the wider public? Want to try making online videos but not sure where to start? Online videos are a great way of showing what science research is, who does it and why it matters, and has the potential of reach audiences around the world.
Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 9.30am to 1pm
Communicating your research ideas, selling your skills and experience or telling people about your business venture – all quick pitches that should leave the listener wanting to know more.
Thursday, 25 November 2021, 9.30am to 12.30pm
This is a hands on session designed to help you work on your skills as a podcast host when it comes to asking questions. The session will cover preparing for interviews, creating a question line, and active listening.
Thursday, 02 December 2021, 10am to 1pm
This session builds on the introductory workshop and introduces new elements of great storytelling including metaphor, clarity and message. This highly interactive workshop will be based around an example of writing an explainer or news article for the wider, non-specialist public website.