Science communication for Climate Researchers

 

Blue-Action coordinated a series of webinars on climate science communication in 2020. These were aimed at early-career researchers, but anyone who wishes to engage people with their research at any stage should find them valuable.

Previous webinars are posted in full below:

 


Webinar 6: Engaging with Policymakers

 

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This webinar was delivered on 15th October 2020 by Jan-Stefan Fritz, Managing Director of the German Marine Research Consortium. Stefan has over fifteen years experience linking science with European policymakers in Brussels, and here shares his wealth of experience in how and why we should be engaging with policy. 

Please see the full presentation in our open-access repository here. 

 

 

 


Webinar 5: Taking Risks in Science Communication

 

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This webinar was delivered on 18th September 2020 by Martin Coath, who is a Senior Affiliated Researcher at the University of Lapland. Martin is an experienced science communicator, and here explains how sometimes you need to take risks to make an impact.  

Please see the full presentation in our open-access repository here. 

 

 

 


Webinar 4: The Art of Pitching

 

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This webinar was delivered on 21st August 2020 by Thomas Simon Oleson, who is an Entrepreneurship Manager at EIT Climate-KIC. Thomas has worked with businesses and start-ups for over 8 years. Here he describes how to pitch your work to stakeholders with visual and verbal style. 

Please see the full presentation in our open-access repository here. If you're interested in knowing more about the course Thomas mentions, look at furhter details . 

 

 

 


Webinar 3: Designing Infographics

 

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This webinar was delivered on 17th July 2020 by Will Harvey, who is a web and graphic designer at the Scottish Association for Marine Science. Will spent over a decade as a graphic designer in industry, before moving to academia. Here he shares insights into the process of designing infographics and key principles to create a design with impact. 

Please see the full presentation in our open-access repository here.

 

 

 


Webinar 2: Talking to the Media

 

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This webinar was delivered on 19th June 2020 by Euan Paterson, Communications and Media Officer at the Scottish Association for Marine ScienceEuan is trained in journalism, and spent over a decade working in print media, before moving to work in house at the Institute. He brought his years of experience on both sides of the relationship to the webinar, and shared some insights and ideas on how to engage with the media.

Please see the full presentation in our Open Access repository here.

 

 


Webinar 1: Developing public outreach activities

 

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This webinar was delivered on 22nd May 2020 by Laura Curtis-Moss, Worldwide Programmes Manager at Edinburgh Science, and part of the Blue-Action . Laura explains how to turn complex climate science into activities the public will understand and engage with.

Please see the full presentation in our open access repository here

 

 


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