Telling stories that matter: Communicating your research through story
All Communications DPhil students Presentation skills Public engagement Research staff Writing skills
Thursday, 08 February 2024, 10am to 4pm
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.
The aim of the course is:
- To increase understanding of the essential elements of a compelling narrative.
- To increase understanding of how to draw an audience into a story and keep them involved.
- To increase understanding of how to use narrative skills to make an effective ‘pitch’.
DPhil, Research Staff, MSD & MPLS
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.
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8th February 2024 | 10.00 - 16.00
Booking for this course will open at the beginning of Hilary term.
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