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 3: Honing Your Pitch
Discover techniques to effectively convey your research in a short period of time. In this interactive workshop, Dr Will Grant will cover how to concisely present what you do, how you do it and why without losing the importance of your work.
About the presenter: Dr Will Grant
Dr Will Grant is Senior Lecturer in Science Communication at the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science at ANU. Awarded for his public policy and outreach work, Will has authored or co-authored dozens of works in various scholarly outlets (including Public Understanding of Science, Environmental Communication, Computers in Human Behaviour, Scientometrics and Higher Education Policy), and written commissioned and pitched articles and opinion pieces in high impact public facing outlets (including The Guardian, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Conversation, Times Higher Education, The Canberra Times, The Brisbane Times, Crikey, The Drum, Climate Spectator and ABC Environment), focusing mostly on the interaction of science, politics and technology. He is co-founder of the researcher employment service PostAc.
Will is regularly heard on Radio National discussing science for Research Filter and Nightlife, as well as podcasting in The Wholesome Show and G’day Patriots , both of which have charted in the Australian iTunes top 50. Will has held science communication workshops for a range of Australia’s leading science organisations, including Universities Australia, Science and Technology Australia and the Australian Academy of Science, as well has various universities and research institutes, government departments and scientific societies around the country. He tweets at @willozap.
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: Cancellations received 7 days prior to the workshop will be refunded. From then onwards no part of the registration fee will be refunded. However, registrations are transferable within the same organisation.
If you have any questions, please contact us.