Science in Society

Sharing good practice & encouraging innovation in public engagement

25/10/2014

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  • reach new audiences
  • explore innovative ways of engaging the public with science
  • have more researchers or engineers with the skills and confidence to engage the public with their work

Why not use our expertise and see how we can work for you. 

We draw on the expertise of the entire science communication community for professional, impactful and cutting-edge delivery.

Communication and public engagement training

We provide communication skills training for researchers, engineers, students and clinicians engage the public with their work.

Whether you want to deliver compelling public lectures, design an eye-catching poster, or just develop your communication skills, we can design and deliver a course to help.

We have delivered workshops at Imperial College, Newcastle University and Guy's & St Thomas' hospital, among others.

Current workshops include Communicate your science, Social media - a tool for communicating science, Writing for lay audiences.

"Great course, interactive and interesting. Really enjoyable! [The course] developed my skills in explaining my research in a way that a particular audience can understand. There were lots of interactive activities that help individual development in a group setting."
Communicating science workshop attendee (June 2013)

 

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We can help you develop and deliver a compelling event and target new audiences. We also source scientific experts, facilitators, venues and catering for your events.

Our approach

Our strong links and relationships with a wide variety of experts and the media, cemented by the annual Science Communication Conference, place us at the centre of the science communication community.

We build on our projects experience and on our collaboration with a wide range of partners in projects such as:

  • Crowd wise, bringing engineers and citizens together to reach a shared understanding of how to achieve sustainability in the areas to which engineers can contribute
  • Experiment Earth for the Natural Environment Research Council and Exploring boundaries for the Academy of Medical Sciences, public dialogues that fed public and stakeholder views into science policy development

 

If you have an idea that you would like to discuss or would like to collaborate with us please get in touch.

 

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