The Artwork of Storytelling

The training offers an insight into the world of storytelling. It goes into best practice examples and offers guidance for planning attractive stories as an element of science communication. The training highlights the possibilities of using AI, e.g. ChatGPT, to create and enhance stories with scientific content.


Recommended duration: 4-6 hours

Target group: Early career researchers who want to communicate scientific research outside of science in an exciting and sustainable way – as well as researchers who want to explore this creative way of communicating science

Course language: German or English

Possible Contents

  • What is storytelling?

  • Why should scientists use storytelling?

  • The (Neuro-)Science of Storytelling

  • Best practice examples for storytelling

  • How do I plan my story?

  • Using AI to create and enrich a storyline

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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