Oxford Sparks (www.oxfordsparks.net) is running further training courses and networking events in public engagement and science communication during Michealmas Term 2014:
Introduction to Public Engagement and Science Communication
A whistle stop tour which will get you considering the needs of different audiences, meeting researchers who actively engage with the public and thinking about how you might share your research with the public.
1300-1500, Monday 13 October 2014
1130-1330, Friday 17 October 2014
1400-1600, Friday 24 October 2014
Social Media for Communicating Science
A practical introduction to using social media tools to develop and maintain an online presence, and how to start defining your audience and developing strategies for engagement.
1400-1600, Tuesday 4 November 2014
1400-1600, Tuesday 3 February 2015
These informal lunchtime events give attendees the opportunity to meet Oxford academics with strong experience in engagement and communications. You will be able to ask them questions and network with other colleagues interested in public engagement.
Networking Event: Seven Secrets of Great Videos
Making videos? Getting other people to make videos? Regardless of what you’re planning, this fun, gently interactive talk will show what separates good video from great.
1230-1330, Thursday 30 October 2014
BOOKING: All courses can be booked via the Researcher Training area of WebLearn: https://weblearn.ox.ac.uk/portal/hierarchy/grad/