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Nature Research Academies – Communicating Your Science to the Public
Nature Research Academies – Communicating Your Science to the Public

Nature Research Academies – Communicating Your Science to the Public

Available from Nature Research Academies: workshops in ‘Communicating Your Science to the Public’. Help your researchers communicate their research to a broader audience, such as the public, the press, and funding organizations.

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Academy in ‘Communicating Your Science to the Public’

Researchers need to communicate their research to a broad audience, such as the public, the press and funding organizations – but communicating complex specialized findings can be challenging. Support your researchers with the Nature Research Academies workshop in ‘Communicating Your Science to the Public’.

  • 1-day workshops, available to institutions globally to host on-site
  • Presented by an expert trainer from Nature Research, with content and workbooks reviewed by a team of Nature Research editors
  • For up to 250 researchers at all levels, from mixed disciplines or tailored to one of four disciplines: life sciences, physical sciences, clinical research, or social sciences

“This type of workshop is exactly what scientists need to be able to communicate.”

“Very useful course with an amazing lecturer who keeps your attention from the first minute.”

A comprehensive academy agenda

  • Module 1: The importance of communicating science to the public
    • Common misconceptions by the public
    • How companies manipulate scientific findings to improve their revenue
    • Important case studies and their societal impact
  • Module 2: Communicating your research effectively to the public
    • What does the public need to know about your research?
    • Describing your key findings in an easy-to-understand manner
    • Highlighting the impact of your research for society
  • Module 3: Effective writing strategies
    • Logical structure and flow
    • Improving readability for a broad audience
    • Avoiding ambiguity with the public
  • Module 4: Platforms for communicating science to the public
    • Social media
    • Blogs and Wikipedia
    • Press releases and news stories

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