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Media Interview training: method and delivery, 13 Dec

This interactive session designed for beginners takes you through techniques for doing interviews on live or pre-recorded media.

Agile Initiative for Environmental Science Researchers

The NERC funded The Agile Initiative (ox.ac.uk) is delivering development opportunities for environmental science researchers, and those wishing to work on tractable challenges related environmental science.

Online workshop: Policy Engagement for Researchers, 29 July, deadline 4 July

Sense about Science are running this free online workshop for STEM and social science early career researchers, trainees and medical professionals as part of their Voice of Young Science network.

How to write long-form features, with The Conversation’s Insights editors - Free Online Training, 5 July

Are you an academic, researcher or PhD candidate conducting a study that could be turned into a long-form story? The Conversation UK’s Insights team is offering a new training session in long-form feature writing.

Free online training: Equity in Informal STEM Learning: Using the Equity Compass

This course created by UCL and hosted by FutureLearn introduces the Equity Compass tool as a framework to help you support all learners and promote equity in informal STEM learning. This could be useful for developing outreach and engagement work.