Sense About Science will be holding a Standing up for Science media workshop at the Institute of Physics in London on Friday 27th May.
This full day event is free and for early career researchers in the physical, chemical and engineering sciences (PhD students, post-docs or equivalent in first job).
During the workshop we combine discussion about science-related controversies in media reporting with practical guidance and tips for how to deal with the media. Please find further information at http://www.senseaboutscience.org.uk/PDF/IOP flyer 0511.pdf
Confirmed speakers include Paddy Regan, Professor of nuclear physics at the University of Surrey who has recently been commenting on the nuclear situation in Japan.
These workshops are very popular and places are limited. To apply send a CV and covering letter explaining your reasons for applying and stating any affiliations you hold to Rose Wu firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications is Monday 16th May.