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Talking About Science
6 August 2018 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pmFree
The course will teach the essential skills and strategies needed to present scientific research to a wide range of audiences.
The one-day workshop starts at 9am each day and concludes at 5pm.
Among other things, the course will cover fundamental principles of giving speeches, conference presentations and Ted talks, thus equipping budding science communicators with the confidence and media savvy required to project messages clearly and simply.
Hands-on training will be provided in delivering talks and preparing PowerPoint slides and illustrative material for many outlets, including in-house, local and international presentations and the digital media.
Participants completing the course will acquire valuable skills, including those needed to give after-dinner talks about science and technology to experts and laypeople alike.
Worked examples, reference materials and background notes will be provided.