In recent years, it has become clear that scientists must not only conduct high-quality research but also be able to effectively communicate their findings to a broad audience. This includes the scientific community, policy makers, the general public, and other stakeholders who may be impacted by their research.
The aim of this course is to provide PhD students with the tools and skills necessary to effectively communicate their research and maximize its impact. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on activities, and real-world examples, students will develop an understanding of the principles of science communication, including how to effectively communicate research results, engage with different audiences, and navigate the media landscape. Additionally, students will learn about the importance of research impact, including how to measure the impact of their work and how to use this information to inform future research.
The course takes place at Ghent University from 27-29 June. 30 participants (3 from each ENLIGHT partners) are aimed for.