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'Two-faces of Science Communication'

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Workshop objectives

This 5- days workshop proposes to address both faces of scientific communication, to peers and to lay audiences, focusing on the role of researchers in the process.

  • Training scientific writing
  • Learning about science communication activities within Interbio
  • Practicing talking to the public


Invited speakers


  • Andrea Gwosdow, Gwosdow Associates Science Consultants / Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts, United States)
  • Baudouin Jurdant, Université Paris 7 (Paris, France)
  • Carlos Catalão, Ciência Viva (Lisboa, Portugal)
  • José Vítor Malheiros (Lisboa, Portugal)
  • Magdalena Bak-Maier, Imperial College (London, UK)
  • Nathalie Caplet, Cap Sciences (Bordeaux, France)
  • Olivier Moch, Science Animation Midi-Pyrénées (Toulouse, France)
  • Vicent Martinez, Observatori Astronòmic de la Universitat de València (Valencia, Spain)
  • Vladimir de Semir, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain)

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Target audience

This workshop is targeted to researchers (PhD students in their later years, Post-docs, and Principal Investigators) willing to develop their communication skills both when dealing with their peers and when talking to the public or the media.

The event is free for INTERBIO participants but, due to its practical nature, limited to 6 candidates per node (LISBON, TOULOUSE, VALENCIA, BARCELONA, BORDEAUX). Travel and living expenses should be covered by each respective node.


Organising committee

A. Sanchez, A. Veiga, C. Oliveira


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