A Training for PhD Students and Researchers
Communicating science on social media offers a unique opportunity to share research findings and engage with users around the world. Therefore, scientists increasingly use their smartphones and social media platforms to present their work to the lay-public. This one-day training course will help you improve your science communication activities on social networks, without taking too much time or effort.
This course is organized in collaboration with the Junior Scientist and International Researcher Center (JUNO) at the Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Germany.
Date: October 7, 2022
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Number of participants: 15
Training location: Online
Who can apply: PhD students, researchers, and instructors of all disciplines
Application open: June 1 - October 3, 2022
Who will benefit from this course?
- PhD students and researchers
- looking to generate an exchange with a broader audience
- eager to improve their skill set to convey their research to a broader audience
- seeking to increase the impact of their research
- wanting to become more confident in communicating their research to non-experts via social media<
What you will learn:
In this training you will learn how to share information about yourself and your research using social media and other media forms, including blog posts, podcasts, and videos. Ways to best convey the complexity of science and increase the relevance of one’s own work on social media platforms will also be explored.
Robert Kötter, managing director of zweirat, is a scientist, trained coach, and rhetoric trainer and frequently an interview partner himself. Since 2005 he has been working as a media trainer for many German universities, such as RWTH Aachen, Humboldt University Berlin and the University of Bonn as well as for large companies.