Telling Stories That Matter: Communicating Your Research Through Story
All Communications DPhil students Presentation skills Public engagement Research staff Writing skills
Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 10am to 1pm
Discover more about how to craft and apply storytelling skills to communicate your research.
Discover what elements of storytelling and narrative can be used to enhance a profession in the sciences.
Craft compelling and moving stories from your experiences as a scientist using these key story elements: character, conflict, structure, metaphor and description.
Apply these storytelling and narrative skills to working in the sciences: communicating research to a range of audiences (including publics, media and funding bodies); enhancing presentation skills; telling scientific stories across a range of media.
- Increased understanding of the essential elements of a compelling narrative.
- Increased understanding of how to draw an audience into a story and keep them involved.
- Increased understanding of how to use narrative skills to make an effective 'pitch'.
Robert Holtom is a professional storyteller and consultant who has worked with a range of organisations to help them refine and hone their stories for a variety of audiences.
Please note that this course will be delivered on-line and you will receive a link to the appropriate system in the days preceding the course.