Start online course: Science Communication and Public Engagement
Define your message and share your findings through social and traditional media
Good science communication ensures the public engage with and understand relevant scientific research. On this course, you will learn how best to share your science findings with your intended audience.
You’ll explore how the relationship between society and science has evolved over time, and find out how traditional and social media can be used to share research. You’ll learn to identify your target audience and define your message to build a shareable story.
You’ll also discover guidelines for working with journalists, and how to host small events to share information with the public.
What topics will you cover?
- Why is science communication important?
- Defining a message and the intended audience
- Going from the message to a story
- Small-scale public science dissemination events
- The relationship between scientists and journalists
When would you like to start?
Starting date is the 16th of March 2020, but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Most online courses also run multiple times a year.