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Media skills for public engagement (A9R)

Researchers today need to be able to reach a wide audience in their research. This engaging half-day workshop will provide an introduction to and overview of how academics can best communicate with and through the media.

By the end of the workshop you will have:

  • Discussed why it is important to communicate with the media: what’s in it for you, for them, and for the University
  • Learned how news is created and gathered
  • Developed an enhanced understanding of how to conduct an interview with a journalist
  • Practised giving an interview and received feedback from fellow participants

Select an event below to see further details and for booking.

How long is it?

4 hours

Who is it for? All postgraduate research students. To register for this workshop, you must be enrolled on (or recently graduated from) one of the following degrees: PhD, MPhil, Masters by Research, EngD, EdD, professional doctorate.

Is any preparation required? No

Is catering provided? Tea and coffee

Who is the main tutor? Adair Richards