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UKCCSRC ECR Awayday, 30th June 2021: Making your research accessible to a lay audience

30 June 2021 @ 12:00 - 14:30

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The UKCCSRC is holding its next ECR Awayday on 30th June 2021, 12pm-2.30pm on ‘Making your research accessible to a lay audience’. The event includes the launch the UKCCSRC ECR CCS Communication competition.

This Awayday will look at how to get your research across to a lay audience and look at communicating your research within a public sphere.  There will be opportunities for networking, and you will hear about the UKCCSRC CCS Communication competition.

At the Awayday you’ll also find out how to create videos about your research, using technology you likely have at home or work, with tips on style, format and content. Matt Robson, Broadcast Journalism tutor at The University of Sheffield will also be on hand to answer any questions you have about creating a research video.


TimeActivity (links to resources included)Session lead
12.00pm-12.15pmIntroduction and ice breakerSecretariat
12.15pm-12.25pmScience communication – research and the public sphereProf Allan Pacey, University of Sheffield
12.25pm-12.35pmWhat are the questions that need answering? – an SEO perspectiveVictoria Giordano-Bibby, UKCCSRC
12.35pm-1.15pmConveying specific topics to a lay audienceECRs/Secretariat
1.25pm-1.35pmECR CCS Communication competition launchSecretariat
1.35pm-2.05pmMaking a research videoMatt Robson, Department of Journalism Studies, The University of Sheffield



30 June 2021
12:00 - 14:30
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