AMRC masterclass: Essential communications and research engagement
£87.50 – £318.75
AMRC masterclass: Essential communications and research engagement

AMRC masterclass: Essential communications and research engagement

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Charles Darwin House

12 Roger Street

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Join us for a one day masterclass with top tips on communicating your charity’s research and engaging researchers in science communications.

Aims

To network with your communications peers and discuss and share experiences and challenges around: 

  • Developing an integrated digital media strategy
  • Measuring and demonstrating impact from communication activities
  • Exploring how to support researchers to be more confident as communicators
  • Ideas to mobilise your research community to participate in public engagement
  • Understanding how to raise the profile/brand of science/research within your organisation.

Who is it for?

AMRC members and those from the health and medical research world working within science communications, research engagement or digital communications.

Agenda

9.45am Registration

10.00pm Welcome and introduction

Dr Sara Ellis, head of member engagement and communications, AMRC

Robin Banerji, director of communications and involvement, West London Mental Health NHS Trust

10.10am Networking session

Session 1: Making an impact with social media and campaigns

10.25am Storytelling: Narratives in science communication

Robin Banerji, director of communications and involvement, West London Mental Health NHS Trust

10.55am Developing a social media strategy

Peter Blair, social engagement manager, Breast Cancer Now

11.25am Refreshment break

11.45am Case study: Parkinson's Awareness Week  2015/2016

David Salmon, communications manager, Parkinson's UK

12.15pm Making an impact with social media: MND Association Shortened Stories

Emma Johns, communications manager, MND Association

12.45pm Lunch

Session 2: Managing communications

1.30pm Communicating internally

Ben Kolb, internal communications manager, British Heart Foundation

2.00pm Breakout session: Hot topics in science: Crisis communications; campaigns on a small budget; using the best channels to engage audiences

2.35pm Refreshment break

Session 3: Engaging researchers

2.55pm Supporting researchers in Scicomms

Dr Lisa Whittaker, research engagement officer, Tenovus Cancer Care

3.25pm Public engagement strategies 

Holly Rogers, communications officer, Academy of Medical Sciences

3.55pm Q&A

4.00pm Programmme concludes

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