The LIMS Fellows are pleased to present "Science Communication Workshop", featuring an impressive line-up of local and invited speakers.
Session 1 (2:00-3:20 pm)
Andrew Hill (Director, LIMS)
– introduce event, why communication in science is important – individual/lab/institute recognition, and support by LIMS
Giselle Roberts (Communications Coordinator, LIMS)
– importance of communication in science, what tools are available in LIMS, and key points to address in simplifying your message
Tseen Khoo (Lecturer, Research Education and Development team, Graduate Research School)
– why researchers should use social media, best approaches for gaining value from your digital presence, what value do you bring, making time to do it all
Richard Huysmans (Principal Consultant, RAVEN Group)
– overview and importance of branding and marketing yourself, the link between academia and partnerships - projects, funding, career opportunities, maximising the use of LinkedIn/social media
-- Break (20min) --
Session 2 (3:45-5:15 pm)
Robyn Murphy (Head, Department of Biochemistry & Genetics, LIMS)
– an overview from her experience: talks to government, advertising your research and gaining impact
Eva Fisch (Research Manager, LTU Library) &
Steven Chang (Senior Research Advisor (Library) – Science, Health, and Engineering)
– demonstrating research impact for grant applications, measuring engagement with your research, tracking and managing your publications
Jon Yeo (Curator for TEDx Melbourne & President of Professional Speakers Australia)
– perfecting your presentation: creating powerful, relevant and engaging content, framework necessary to develop and deliver higher quality talks
Mixer (until 6pm)
Registration to this event is FREE but is limited to the first 95 attendees, so act now! First in, first served!
Afternoon tea and refreshments will be provided.