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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.

Learning Outcomes:

  • 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.

Click here to book your place on Telling Stories That Matter: Communicating Your Research Through Story.