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Best practices in Science Communication
Wed 22 March 2017, 17:30 – 19:45 GMT
An evening event dedicated to best practices in science communication. Introduced by CIPR STEM Chair Jim Sutton, the evening will feature contributions from:
Tom Whipple, Science Editor of the Times
Terry O’Connor, Head of Communications at the Science and Technology Facilities Council
Terry O’Connor will present findings from the recent paper developed by the Interactions Group entitled Communications and Outreach for Science Laboratories and Facilities: Best Practice Advice for Directors, CEOs and Communications Managers.
Tom Whipple will discuss his first-hand experience of working with science communicators and the best ways to engage with national journalists to achieve media coverage.
5.30pm: Registration and networking
6.00pm: Terry O’Connor – Best Practice Advice
6.30pm: Tom Whipple – Working with the national science media
6.50pm: Questions and open discussion
7.45pm Event closes