ComSciCon24 Flagship Workshop

The 12th annual ComSciCon Flagship Workshop will be at Emerson College in Boston. ComSciCon provides graduate student attendees with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet early career leaders in science communication while also learning from, and interacting with, a remarkable group of invited scicomm experts. ComSciCon empowers future leaders in science communication to share their research

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Media training: Stats essentials for math-averse reporters

“Many journalists lack confidence when including numbers in their reporting, or they fear misrepresenting the data when it comes to covering facts and figures, studies, or technical reports. This free, one-hour “crash course”—designed for reporters who cover science, health, or environment issues but lack statistics or data training—aims to take the stress out of reporting

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2024 Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists

“Metcalf Institute’s Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists is for full-time journalists working in any medium who want learn more about research and topics relating to climate change science, impacts, adaptation, and justice. It’s designed to bolster your understanding of the methods, norms, and culture of science, with hands-on activities, field trips, and opportunities to

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Using ChatGPT for Communications

“Join us for an immersive workshop series that explores the transformative potential of ChatGPT in enhancing communication strategies and content creation. Whether you’re a science communicator, marketer, content creator, or social media enthusiast, this workshop is designed to equip you with the skills to leverage ChatGPT for creating captivating narratives for videos, engaging social media

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Are Facts Enough? The Power of Community – Annual science literacy workshop

“The Gairdner Foundation’s second annual Science Literacy Workshop is back on September 21! In partnership with the Canadian Association of Science Centres’ ScienceUpFirst initiative and RCIScience, and sponsored by the Government of Canada and CIHR and TELUS Health, this free, in-person workshop will explore what science literacy is and its role in building science culture.

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Science essentials for local reporters

This free, one-hour “crash course” — designed specifically for local and general assignment reporters — teaches basic principles about how science works and ways it can be used to strengthen virtually any news story. Former longtime Washington Post science reporter Rick Weiss and Ph.D. neuroscientist Tori Espensen cover do’s, don’ts, and pitfalls to watch for

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Course in Science Journalism – World Federation of Science Journalists

This free online course in science journalism was developed by the World Federation of Science Journalists in close cooperation with the Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net). The course is ready for use by professional journalists, journalism students, and teachers. Each lesson consists of an e-lecture with examples, self-teaching questions, and assignments. Course materials are available

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Science Journalism Workshop

“The Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., will host a new Science Journalism Workshop from July 10–15, 2023. During the week-long program, two or three instructional sessions will be held each day, led by the program directors and a roster of guest instructors, including Christie Aschwanden, Graham Farmelo, Sabrina Imbler, John Rennie, Ashley Smart,

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AAAS Annual Meeting – Communicating Science Seminar

“Each year, the AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology hosts a Communicating Science Seminar at the AAAS Annual Meeting. The seminar provides a forum for learning and exchanging actionable best practices and research on scientists and public audiences engaging about scientific and technological issues.” Videos and/or summaries of the seminars from 2013-2022

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ComSciCon – Flagship Workshop 2023

Note: The application deadline for the 2023 workshop has passed. “ComSciCon provides graduate student attendees with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet early career leaders in Science Communication, learn from and interact with a remarkable group of invited experts, and produce an original work communicating complex technical concepts from science and engineering to a new audience.

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