I have almost ten years experience in science engagement, and have trained hundreds of academics, STEM professionals and school teachers.
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An Introduction to Science Communication
Why and how do we do science communication?
Sam will take you through the fundamentals of good science communication, figuring out your audience and how to tackle some of the tricky barriers that crop up when trying to get started.
Working with Young People
Working with children can be a challenge, but understanding some of the basics of what works and what doesn't can make all the difference.
This workshop will give you the chance to work on techniques that are sure to make your science communication with young people quite a bit easier!
Developing an Activity
How do you go about deciding what to actually do with your scicomm?
From tabletop activities to theatre shows, online events to writing for magazines, this workshop will explore the process of creating a full activity, the steps to prepare for and how to go from good to great!
Engaging on the web is here to stay! But it can be a daunting experience, so how do you get started?
This workshop will explore the numerous routes that online engagement can take you, how to choose the best option for you and how to utilise the platforms available in the best way.
Lights, Camera, Action
How do you take a concept and turn it into a short video for the world wide web?
Starting with a basic idea, Sam will work with you to take your work and turn it into a two minute video ready to share as part of a real event!
We'll explore scripting, H&S, accessibility & more
How to be Engaging!
You've got a great topic, but how do you make people care?
This workshop will explore how to communicate effectively, how to bring your audience along with you and how to utilise this for different styles of communication.
Half-Day - £395 (1 workshop)
Full Day - £649 (2 workshops)
Please note these prices are not inclusive of VAT.