Science Communication Training

Our engaging and interactive Science Communication Workshops cover a range of topics in our 1-2 day workshops and are designed to help scientists understand why and how to share their science with non-scientists.

Workshops build on up-to-date science communication research as well as practical success stories, and can be tailored to focus on specific audiences, for example the media, policy makers, schools, youth, the “general” public etc., or can provide a broad introduction to communicating science to a variety of audiences.

We cover topics like:

  • The value of communication and outreach
  • Identifying your audience
  • Reducing/eliminating jargon
  • Crafting an elevator pitch
  • The value, and mechanics, of storytelling
  • Drafting your message
  • Practice through role playing
  • Communication channels
  • How to communicate with youth, schools, the media, policy makers, the “general public”, and non-experts vital to your career like other scientists and grant organisations

We can combine science communication training with more in-depth communication skills for scientists, and can tailor our training if you have specific needs or audiences that you want to reach.

If you’re interested in arranging a workshop, complete our short inquiry form below and we’ll take it from there.

Are you interested in personal or one-to-one coaching? Do you simply want to ask a question about our training? Let’s chat – get in touch.

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What do you want us to focus on in the training? Typically, we recommend a broad focus (the first option) unless you have very specific needs.

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Science communication training online

Most of our science communication training and communication skills workshops take place “live”, but we live in the 21st century and one of the questions that we’re regularly asked is “Do you have the course online?”

Until recently, the answer was “no”, but as of the end of 2018, the answer is “it’s coming”! We’ll be launching our Online Science Communication Training programme in March 2019.

If you’d like to be notified of the course launch or of pilot programmes, send us a short note using our contact form and we’ll be in touch.

Up-coming Events

Upcoming Events

  1. European Science Engagement Conference 2019

    May 9 @ 8:00 am - May 10 @ 5:00 pm
  2. ECSITE Annual Conference 2019

    June 6 @ 8:00 am - June 8 @ 5:00 pm
  3. 5th Austrian Citizen Science Conference

    June 26 @ 8:00 am - June 28 @ 5:00 pm

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If you'd like to discuss science communication training, coaching, our communication skills workshops, or something related but different, get in touch.

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6020, Innsbruck