Media Communication Skills Workshop Print E-mail


Sunday 30 August, 13:30 to 15:30 - Room O-O1


Publishing the results of scientific research presents many opportunities for scientists to discuss the outcomes with their peers. The media serves as an important conduit to disseminate research outcomes to other audiences, including the public. Understanding how the media works and how to develop effective relationships with journalists ensures your research will be reflected accurately in the press and other media.

Science & the media



Talk: Writing a paper, or writing for the newspaper: less different than you would think!

Andrew Moore, Editor-in-Chief, BioEssays, Wiley-Blackwell, Weinheim, DE
13:55-15:30Claire Ainsworth, Freelance journalist, science writer and trainer with SciConnect, UK, will lead the participants to:
  • Discover how science gets translated into captivating articles
  • Develop effective communication skills
  • Practice using communication skills
Attendance is free. Please register for this workshop at the EMBO Talking Point in the exhibition area.

Maximum 40 participants will be accommodated on a first-come first-served basis.