Standing up for Science

Sense About Science is holding a STANDING UP FOR SCIENCE MEDIA WORKSHOP at the LINNEAN SOCIETY on FRIDAY 17TH JUNE.

 

This full day event is free and for early career researchers in all life, medical and bioengineering sciences (PhD students, post-docs or equivalent in first job).

 

During the workshop we combine discussion about science-related controversies in media reporting with practical guidance and tips for how to deal with the media.

 

Confirmed speakers include Dr Robin Lovell Badge, Head of the Division of Developmental Genetics at the MRC National Institute for Medical Research and BBC Radio 4 Today science correspondent Tom Feilden. 

Please find further information at http://www.senseaboutscience.org.uk/PDF/Linnean flyer 0611.pdf.

 

Sense About Science is a small charity that equips people to make sense of science and evidence (www.senseaboutscience.org).

 

These workshops are very popular and places are limited. To apply send a CV and short covering letter explaining your reasons for applying and stating any affiliations you hold to Rose Wu rwu@senseaboutscience.org.

 

          Closing date for applications is Monday 6th June