Scientifically Speaking - Belfast

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Ulster University

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Scientifically Speaking will help you communicate your research and other topics that matter to you with more impact and effect.

Inspired by the FameLab model, the workshop will help you to:

Present with more confidence

Develop more powerful body language

Create impactful material

Engage effectively with the public

Enhance your communication with the art and skill of story-tellers

Learn top tips from great communicators

Five half-day communication skills workshops will be held across the island of Ireland during August and September 2019 – Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Galway and Limerick. The Belfast workshop will be delivered by leading communication expert and skills coach, Malcolm Love alongside former FameLab UK winner, Emer Maguire.


Scientifically Speaking - BELFAST

Eligibility: Researchers from any discipline who are based in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Registrations from MSCA researchers are particularly encouraged.

The number of training places are limited and demand is high. Please therefore only register if you fully intend to participate.

Date: Thursday 05 September

Venue: Room BA 02-005, Ulster University, York Street

Time: 0900-1400

0900 – tea/coffee/registration

0930 – workshop

1130 – tea/coffee

1145 – workshop

1400 – lunch

About Malcolm Love

Malcolm is a freelance film-maker, radio producer, public communications trainer and coach. He has worked for the BBC as a producer (and occasional presenter) in London, Cardiff and Bristol where he became senior producer for features and documentaries. Since going freelance in 1997, Malcolm has made many more programmes for the BBC and other outlets. This experience has enabled him to work with many well-known contributors including: John Cleese, Midge Ure, Anita Roddick, Alexei Sayle, Claire Rayner, Jeremy Hardy, Ian Hislop, Amy Tan, Armistead Maupin and Isabel Allende.

Malcolm is an Associate Lecturer for the MSc in Science Communication at the University of West of England, Bristol (UWE). He also taught science communication for 13 years at Birkbeck College, London. He was lead trainer for ‘FameLab’ and ‘FameLab International’ for twelve years and continues to run FameLab master classes and other public communications programmes all over the world.


About Emer Maguire

Emer is an international award-winning science communicator, presenter, Speech and Language Therapist, and a successful singer-songwriter. Based in Belfast, Emer uses her unique style and sense of humour to communicate the wonders of science to the general public. It all began when Emer was named the UK’s best science communicator in 2015 when she won FameLab UK. With topics including “Why do we fall in love?” and “Why do we kiss?”, Emer inspires audiences to find science as captivating as she does.

She even writes science comedy songs to play at her shows, which always ensures her performances are unforgettable. Emer is currently spreading her love for science and tech through her BBC Radio Ulster show, “Science and Stuff with Emer Maguire”. When she’s not on air, Emer is performing at science festivals and events throughout the UK and Ireland.

Scientifically Speaking is part of PROBE, a European Researchers' Night project funded by the European Commission under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions.

Scientifically Speaking (PROBE) is a collaboration between Trinity College Dublin and Science Gallery Dublin in partnership with British Council, FameLab Ireland, NUI Galway, University College Cork, University of Limerick, Ulster University and Cork Discovers.

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