15 Credits ACADEMIC YEAR



Aims/Description: This module provides training in the skills and approaches necessary to effectively communicate science. The module has three main components: 1. An intensive science communication workshop focusing on interactions with the print and broadcast media; 2. A poster presentation, where students design and produce a poster to communicate their research project to a target audience (e.g. general public, research audience); 3. A formal oral presentation, where students present their research results to their peers.

Staff Contact: ROLFE STEPHEN A
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study, Science communication workshop (7 hrs), poster session (3 hrs), presentation sessions (8 hrs)
Assessment: Course work, Presentation

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Animal and Plant Sciences):

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