Engaging with the media
Reaching beyond academia
Would you like to increase the visibility of your research? Have you wondered how best to approach the media to help give your research the attention it deserves?
The first in our series of author guides to media engagement
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Choosing whether to engage with the media
Read the first section of our new researcher guide to media engagement. This section focuses on ‘Choosing whether to engage with the media’. Setting out some of the best expert guidance on offer, this guide explains:
Why connecting with the media could work for your research
Tips on increasing your chances of capturing media attention
Potential pitfalls you should be aware of
We’ll be releasing more sections of the guide soon, offering more practical advice and insight on working with the media.
Reaching beyond academia: catch up with our expert webinar
Watch the complete recording of our webinar featuring Caroline Southey, Editor at The Conversation Africa, Lyndal Byford, Acting CEO at the Australian Science Media Centre, and Fran Abrams, Joint CEO of the Education Media Centre. The webinar offers our guests’ expert insight into:
- engaging with the media in the era of “fake news”
- communicating with the press
- how to get research into the media (featuring an overview from The Conversation Africa on how to write a Conversation article).
You can also read through a transcription of the full Q&A session with our experts.