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The Early Career and Student Statisticians Network is excited to be hosting a Science Communication Workshop Series in the lead up to ECSSC2021.
Join us virtually to learn essential science communication skills from the experts across four (4) exciting workshops covering:
We hope participants will come away from the series with the confidence to share their research in an engaging manner.
About workshop 1: Science Communication
The ability to effectively communicate your work to wide range of audiences is an essential part of being a statistician. Even the most brilliant research is wasted if no one knows it has been done or if your target audience is unable to understand it. In this workshop, Dr Jen Martin will cover the science communication skills needed to prepare an oral presentation for conferences. We will cover a range of research communication aspects including: Defining a narrative for your research, communicating the importance of your work and some tips on coping with nerves.
About the presenter: Dr Jen Martin
Dr Jen Martin spent many years working as a field ecologist until she decided the most useful thing she could contribute as a scientist was to teach other scientists how to be effective and engaging communicators. Jen founded and leads the University of Melbourne's acclaimed Science Communication Teaching Program. She also practises what she preaches: for 15 years she's been talking about science each week on 3RRR radio, she writes for a variety of publications and MCs events. Jen was named the 2019 Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication and recieved the 2020 University of Melbourne David White Award for Teaching Excellence.
This event is free for registered delegates of ECSSC. If you are registered for ECSSC, please contact Jodi Phillips, SSA's Events Coordinator, for your booking code.
Cancellation Policy: Online events have no cancellations.
If you have any questions, please contact us.
Statistical Society of Australia (SSA)
PO Box 213
Belconnen ACT 2616 Australia
02 6251 3647www.statsoc.org.auABN 82 853 491 081
Please direct enquiries to:
Marie-Louise Rankin, Executive Officer
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