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Sense about Science: Peer Review & Media workshops

university of glasgow

23 Sep 2014

SCI is pleased to bring you news from our collaborative partner Sense About Science.

Sense About Science will be holding two free workshops in Scotland this Autumn for early career researchers in all sciences, engineering and medicine (PhD students, post-docs or equivalent in first job).

Standing up for Science media workshop, University of Glasgow, 20 November 2014, 10.30am-5.00pm

During the workshop we combine discussion about science-related controversies in media reporting with practical guidance and tips for how to deal with the media. Further information is available by clicking on the link below.

Please note you must apply to attend and the deadline for submitting your application is Thursday 6 November.

SCI members are entitled to one of five priority places, so please mention that you are an SCI member in your application.

Workshop on Peer Review: The nuts and bolts, University of St Andrews, 21 November 2014, 2.30-5.30pm

During the workshop we will explore how peer review works, how to get involved, the challenges to the system, and the role of peer review in helping the public to evaluate research claims. Further information is available by clicking on the link below.

Please note you must apply to attend and the deadline for submitting your application is Wednesday 29 October.

To apply send a CV and short cover letter explaining your reasons for applying to Victoria Murphy at: vmurphy@senseaboutscience.org.

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