Workshop led by Sense about Science
‘Standing up for Science’ is a FREE workshop hosted by Sense about Science which is the charity putting science and evidence in the hands of the public. This is run as part of Sense for Science’s Voice of Young Science network of over 4,000 early career researchers from across the UK and Europe, who are committed to taking an active role in public discussions of science and evidence.
Supported by Taylor & Francis, this workshop will take place at Wellcome Collection, on Wednesday 26th October 2022. Deadline for applications is 17:00 GMT on Monday 19th September 2022.
Who is the workshop for?
These popular events are for UK-based early career researchers (PhD, post-docs, or equivalent) who want to make their voice heard in public debates. This full day event is free for all STEM and social science early career researchers (PhD students, post-docs or equivalent in first job), trainees and medical professionals.
What happens at the event?
Find out how to make your voice heard in public debates about science. Meet researchers who have engaged with the media or politicians and learn from respected science journalists. Find out how researchers can inform policymakers and how to involve the public in communicating research. Get hints and tips from communications experts.
Quotes from researchers who attended previous Standing up for Science workshops
“Very encouraging and motivating”
“Really helpful for me as a PhD student”
“Good diversity of panellists and good amount of time for questions”
“Enlightening – made me think about new aspects”