ESRC media training days

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The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) are pleased to advise that the next round of media training days have been announced. You can see all the dates and venues on the ESRC media training page at www.esrc.ac.uk/mediatraining. The dates and venues are as follows…

EARLY CAREER

MID CAREER

24 April 2013 Cavendish Campus, Univ. of Westminster, London 25 April 2013 Sherlock Holmes Park Plaza Hotel, London
19 June 2013 The Rougemont by Thistle Hotel, Exeter 20 June 2013 The Rougemont by Thistle Hotel, Exeter
25 September 2013 The Portland by Thistle Hotel, Manchester 26 September 2013 The Portland by Thistle Hotel, Manchester
20 November 2013 ABode Glasgow Hotel 21 November 2013 ABode Glasgow Hotel

The ESRC offers two levels of training…

Early career – Covers PhD and Postdoctoral students

Mid career – Covers researchers who are beyond their first five years as a researcher

Who can attend these courses?

ESRC training courses are available for social science researchers with preference given to ESRC-funded PhD students and researchers. Non-ESRC funded students and researchers can attend if spaces are available or will be placed on a reserve list – we may only give two weeks’ notice of available spaces.

How many people can attend each course?

Early career – maximum of 40 participants

Mid career – maximum of 10 participants

How much does each course cost?

The courses are offered free of charge, however the cost of getting to and from the venue is at your own expense.

How long does the course last?

Each course lasts one day – roughly 0900-17.00. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

What does the course involve?

We will send an agenda and directions to the venue with your course confirmation letter. For the senior and professorial fellows’ media training courses, the format of the day will vary depending on the group’s previous experience as stated in the registration forms.

How do I book?

You can find further details and the link to an online booking form at www.esrc.ac.uk/mediatraining.

If you have any questions regarding attending one of these events, then please don’t hesitate in contacting us.

Kind Regards

Charles Clerck

Communications Administrator

ESRC Partnerships and Communications Directorate

Economic and Social Research Council

Polaris House

North Star Avenue

Swindon, SN2 1UJ

Tel: 01793 413116

Email – Charles.Clerck@esrc.ac.uk

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