Sense about Science ? equipping people to make sense of science and evidence
Upcoming Standing up for Science media workshops
Every year we hold four Standing up for Science media workshops for early career researchers: two in London, one in Manchester and one in Scotland.
Workshops are aimed at PhD students, postdocs or equivalent in a first job. There are 40 places available, with priority places offered for those who are members of or funded by the workshop's partner organisations. If you have any questions about the workshops, email Victoria.
University of Manchester, Friday 14th March 2014:
This workshop is open to early career researchers in all sciences, engineering and medicine. Applications have now closed. See flyer for details of the day.
The following organisations partner the Manchester workshop and have guaranteed places at this workshop: Association of Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Beltane Public Engagement Network, Biochemical Society, Edge Hill University, Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, Medical Research Council, Royal Academy of Engineering, Society for Applied Microbiology, Society for Endocrinology, Society for Experimental Biology, Society for General Microbiology, University of Cambridge (Graduate School of Life Sciences), and our host the University of Manchester. See all VoYS partners.
London, June 2014 (tbc): This workshop is open to early career researchers in all sciences, engineering and medicine.
London, September 2014 (tbc): This workshop is open to early career researchers in all sciences, engineering and medicine.
Glasgow, November 2014 (tbc): This workshop is open to early career researchers in all sciences, engineering and medicine.
We start taking applications about 2 months before a workshop.
For further information, please get in touch with Victoria.
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