The University of Queensland hosted a science media workshop on the 4th of December 2014 discussing the topic of how to communicate your research.
Some of the questions discussed was:
1. What do media want? Hard news, tabloid style news and stories of hope. Expert opinions and local angles, controversy and debate.
2. Why do you want to talk to media? Funding, educate others, raise your profile, increase citations, raise UQ’s profile.
Live-tweeting was done at the event and below you can follow the tweets sharing some tips and ideas around the communications of your research. The science media workshop was attended by UQ’s IMB, QBI, UQDI and AIBN communications teams. The live-tweeting was done by attendees and IMB seminars.Leave a comment