Communicating Research

Communicate research effectively to everyone. This workshop aims to provide researchers with necessary knowledge and skills to communicate their research to the wider public. Researchers learn first-hand from an experienced scientist/journalist how to publish their research in newspapers to reach non-academic audiences. The workshop also familiarizes students with social media channels such as Twitter, which can serve as a tool for communicating research ideas and findings.

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Description

Communicate research effectively to everyone

This workshop aims to provide researchers with necessary knowledge and skills to communicate their research to the wider public, including how to convey their research in a concise, meaningful manner. Participants will learn and understand how to communicate research through different channels depending on the audience. Researchers learn first-hand from an experienced scientist/journalist how to publish their research in newspapers and online media outlets to reach non-academic audiences. The workshop also familiarizes students with social media channels such as Twitter, which can serve as a tool for communicating research ideas and findings.

About the Facilitators

Dr. Catalina Buciu, received her PhD in Creative Writing from Brunel University in London. While studying culture & politics in Burundi & Papua New Guinea, she became interested in the phenomenon of over-education and underemployment of youth (a topic she is focused on in her PhD research). Her interest in storytelling comes from early exposure to propaganda and changing narratives. She wants her stories to give a voice to the voiceless, the underdogs, the ones who don’t get to write history books because they are illiterate, defeated, betrayed, uninformed and marginalized.

Dr. Stefano Ceccon has been a Data Journalist at The Times and The Sunday Times for several years and a senior data scientist at News UK. He holds a PhD in Data Mining and Machine Learning from Brunel University London and has worked for 2 years as a post-doctoral researcher at City University London before joining News UK. As a journalist, he contributed to international stories such as the Doping Scandal and the Tax Avoidance investigations. As a researcher, he has published several papers and presented at major Machine Learning conferences.

Additional information

Cancellation Policy

SciLink Foundation is looking forward to your attendance. We keep our classes to a limited size to maximise your learning potential. However, we also recognise that outside factors can affect your ability to participate in our courses.

To cancel your booking, our cancellation policy is outlined as follows:
– Cancellation within 14 days of registration – Full refund minus the booking fee
– Cancellation after 14 days of course commencement – No refund available

To cancel your booking, please contact our office via email at info@scilink.eu. SciLink Foundation reserves the right to cancel courses based on minimum attendance requirements, or other unforeseen reasons (e.g. sickness of the instructor). In the unlikely event that we need to cancel an event, we will make every effort to support participants with information prior to the course commencement. Participants will have the choice between credit towards the next available course, or a full refund minus booking fees. SciLink Foundation accepts no liability for costs incurred, including but not limited to, accommodation expenses, travel expenses and travel insurances.

Event Details

Start time: 09:00 CEST

End time: 17:00 CEST

Venue: Online - Zoom

Phone: +31633962892

Email: info@scilink.eu