Media Training for Scientists
Dealing with the media can be a challenge.
In this workshop, Dr Joe Milton from the Australian Science Media Centre will explore how scientists can get the most out of working with the mainstream media. He will focus on making tricky science accessible, avoiding jargon, the changing media landscape, and how and why news stories are structured. Joe will also be providing his top tips on planning and preparing for media interviews, and how to communicate your message to a broad lay audience
|Target Audience||Postgraduate Research Students within the STEM faculties|
|CaRST Credit||2 hours|
|Domain||D: Engagement, Influence and Impact|
|Mode of Delivery||Face to Face|
Dr Joe Milton, Acting Media Manager, Australian Science Media CentreJoe Milton is an evolutionary biologist who, after studying plants for ten years at various Scottish universities, made a move into journalism. Since then he has worked as the assistant editor at a scientific journal, The Biologist, and worked as a journalist at the Financial Times, Nature and New Scientist, among others. Joe joined the London Science Media Centre in 2010, where he was Senior Press Officer for Mental Health, before taking up the position of Senior Media Officer at the Australian Science Media Centre in 2012. Joe is a regular guest on Radio National Drive’s Research Filter slot, chatting science with host Patricia Karvelas, and on 2CC radio in Canberra.
|Provider||Adelaide Graduate Centre|
|Evidence of Completion||The organiser will provide students with a certificate upon completion of the activity|
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|Dates||21 September 2017
|Booking||Through the University Course Bookings system.|