This workshop will help make students aware of how to communicate research findings to audiences outside the academic community, media or general public, which is a vital part of researcher’s work.
In this workshop you will: * Be aware of what the media is and who wants you to communicate your research * Consider why it matters to engage with the media in your research * Develop a coherent media strategy and identify appropriate audiences * Create an elevator pitch * Understand how to evaluate your media strategy Meet the consultant: This workshop will be facilitated by Dr Abbie Edgar, Researcher Development Consultant at the Graduate School. Abbie
supports postgraduate students with their research development and is passionate about enabling them to reach their academic potential. Abbie has a PhD in Education and is a trained post-primary teacher. Abbie's previous experience before taking up her role at the Graduate School included supporting undergraduate students with their academic skills in the Learning Development Service at QUB, working as a Support Provider for students with disabilities at QUB and as an Associate Lecturer at the Open University.