Introduction to science communication and public engagement

The most frequently requested training offers an overview of developments and current trends in the field of science communication. It addresses national and international funding strategies and offers concrete tips, techniques and best practice examples for communicating with stakeholders outside the scientific community.


Recommended duration: 4-6 hours

Target group: Early career scientists with little or no experience in science communication and/ or public engagement

Course language: German or English

Possible Contents

  • From “deficit” to “dialogue”: Science Communication in Transition

  • Challenges and Risks in Communicating Science and Research to the Public

  • Communicate successfully – concrete tips and techniques

  • Trends and developments in research funding

  • How do I plan a communication strategy?
  • Best-practice examples in the field of science communication and public engagement

Bringing science and research to the world!

On behalf of the Ruhr-University Bochum we offer a three-part workshop series on the topics of research transfer and cooperation with non-university partners.

Are you planning qualification programs for young scientists? Please feel free to contact us! We will be happy to put together an individual training offer for you. You are also welcome to use the following form to give us some first information around your planned training – we will then get in touch with you shortly.

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