Cours générique

Scientific Communication - 2013

One-day course on scientific communication, with practical hands-on sessions in the afternoon, allowing you to practice what you’ve learned by Shira Tabachnikoff, Head of Communications, European Science Foundation.

Scientific communication - the what, why, and how? Promoting your research & getting your message across; practicing an elevator speech and working on your presentation skills, and briefly covering how to work with the media.

Organizers: The Training Unit

Primarily for postdocs and PhD students ; medical professionals & other Institut Curie employees welcome.
Course taught in English

20 participants, first-come, first-served.

June 17, 2013
15 May 2013

Institut Curie
BDD annexes 3 & 4

Beginning of June

No registration fees

The Training Unit
This couse will be taught by Shira Tabachnikoff, an external specialist with over 12 years’ experience in scientific communication.

What is scientific communication and why is it important ?
Developing a message
Promoting your research-how to use social media and other channels
Avoiding jargon and using metaphors to illustrate research
Presentation skills, and tips on how to use eye contact and active listening
Developing an “elevator speech”, including practicing giving the pitch
Working with the media, plus some interview techniques