Free monthly talks with the SMC

Join us for a monthly webinar where we cover topics like working with the media, communicating your research to the general public, and using social media to promote your research. Register below.

The Science Media Centre presents this free online talk usually on the last Thursday of each month at 10am.

Our talks include:

In the news (or want to be)? Tips on communicating your research

  • What to do when your area of expertise is in the headlines
  • Advice for busy researchers – making the most of opportunities
  • Understanding the media landscape, the news cycle and timing
  • Anticipating what journalists want from experts / researchers
  • What the SMC offers and how we can help you

Social media and online safety

  • Presented by digital tech expert Dr Andrew Chen
  • Pros & cons of social media and how to create opportunities
  • How to choose the right platform
  • Protecting yourself when engaging online

Register for this webinar

See the form below for upcoming dates. This talk is open to scientists, researchers, and science communications staff in New Zealand. We will contact you the week of the talk with a link to attend via Zoom.

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