There are still a few places left on this unique ForBio course. DialPast and ForBio course “Innovation in science through science communication”, taking place at Natural Science Library, University of Oslo, September 14 – 18, 2015.
In this course you will get training in communicating your own research and field to different target groups. You will get an overview of the different genres and new ways to communicate in order to achieve what you want. In addition to the basics, you will gain skills in scientific storytelling, essay writing, graphic design, oral presentations and interviews. You will learn how to visualise your own hypotheses and research, how to write a killer essay and news items, how to use essay writing in order to improve your own research process, how to talk to the crowd and journalists, and how to think more strategic about science communication. You will be coached to publish a killer essay or news item made during the course in suitable media. Other writing and designs are intended to contribute directly to your own research and scientific publications.
Deadline for applying is July 31, 2015.
More information about the course and how to register can be found at http://www.forbio.uio.no/events/courses/2015/scicomm.html
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