Media and communication training – Melbourne 13 December

Media and communication training - Melbourne 13 December
Event on 2016-12-13 08:30:00
Need to talk about your research but unsure how? Join Science in Public for their one-day media and communication training workshop and get some help. Conveying the complexity of your research, your life’s work, into a 30-second grab for the media can be hard. The solution is to shape the essence of your science into a story. We will help you find the right words to explain your research in a way that works for the media, as well as for government, industry and other stakeholders. Two experienced science communicators will work with you to find the story in your research. Over the years we’ve helped Monash launch the world’s first printed jet engine, revealed the loss of half the coral on the Great Barrier Reef, helped CERN announce the Higgs boson, and revealed the link between CSIRO’s Wi-Fi patent and Aussie astronomy. Working journalists from television, print and radio will join us over the course of the day to explain what makes news for them. And you’ll get the chance to practice being interviewed in front of a camera and on tape. The day’s insights and training will help you feel more comfortable in dealing with journalists when media opportunities arise. More dates and details at:  If for some reason a course is cancelled we can transfer your booking to the next course, or offer you a refund. If you would prefer we invoice you for the course, or if you have any other queries, feel free to contact Ellie Michaelides on (03) 9398 1416 or email

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