Communication training courses
We are offering a series of communication courses to our members and organisations that have signed the Concordat on Openness. Please click on the links below to find more details about our courses and to book onto a course.
These courses are free for up to 4 staff from UAR member organisations. This means you can have 4 staff in 1 workshop OR 1 person in each of the 4 sessions. For 5 or more attendants you will be charged the non member rate per person.
For non UAR members, each workshop costs £325 + VAT per person.
Please see below the details of each training session and a link to the registration page.
Debates and arguments: arguing science in the media and beyond
Aim of the day: To learn structures, principles and techniques that will allow you to debate and argue a scientific issue, on TV and radio, in a formal debate and elsewhere.
Date: Friday 7 October 2016, 10am - 4pm
Media training for researchers – the ‘how’ and ‘what’ of animal research
Aim of the day: To rehearse being interviewed on camera so that participants are competent and confident to talk about their research on TV and radio.
Date: Friday 28 October 2016, 10am - 4pm
Opening up: engaging with the public on animal research
Aim of the day: This workshop is for those whose work involves the use of animals in research, and who want to feel more confident to talk about it with those outside the lab.
Date: Friday 4 November 2016, 10am - 4pm
Online communications: communicating animal research with social media and websites
Aim: This workshop is for those interested in communicating animal research online. Whether it’s via a website or social media, we will guide you through the best way to effectively engage with the public online.
Date: Friday 11 November 2016, 10am - 4pm