9am - 5pm
Monday 2 November - Thursday 5 November 2020

First MATHEGRAM training school: Research methods and science communication

The objective of this training school is to provide training in generic and transferable skills in research methods and communication of the science and technology to the public, regulators, industry and the media, including literature reviews, research methods and planning, technical writing, how to write a project proposal, data management, strategic innovation, management and exploitation of IPR, and use of digital media for science communication.

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This training school is free for MATHEGRAM members. If you are a member of the public then please contact us to find out more information.

Topics

The first MATHEGRAM training school covers the following topics:

  • Research methods and planning
  • Literature review
  • Research proposal
  • Technical Writing
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Science communication using the digital media
  • MOOCs
  • Strategic innovation
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Public engagement
  • Unconscious bias
  • Data management workshop
  • IPR: Management and exploitation.

Programme

TimeActivitySpeaker
9am - 9:05amWelcome and introductionProfessor Charley Wu, MATHEGRAM Coordinator
9:05am - 12 noonTechnical writing 1 - literature reviewProfessor Charley Wu, University of Surrey
12 noon - 1pmLunch
1pm - 2pmIP and commercialisationDr Elise Cant, TTO, University of Surrey
2pm - 3pmKeynote lecture: How to watch paint dryProfessor Joe Keddie, Department of Physics, University of Surrey
3pm - 4pmData managementDr Alice Motes, Research Data and Preservation Manager, University of Surrey

TimeActivitySpeaker
9am - 10:30amTechnical writing 2a – PublicationsProfessor Charley Wu, University of Surrey
10:30am - 12 noonMATHEGRAM MOOC: Next stepDr Marco Ramiaoli, INRA, France and All ESRs/MooC leaders
12 noon - 1pmLunch
1pm - 4:30pmWorkshop: Using digital media for science communicationQuoxel Ltd

TimeActivitySpeaker
9am - 10amPublic engagementDr Michael Rose, Doctoral College, University of Surrey
10am - 11:30am

Research methods and design

Communication and presentation

Dr Colin Hare, University of Surrey
11:30am - 12:30pmLunch
12:30pm - 4:30pmWorkshop: Using digital media for science communicationQuoxel Ltd

TimeActivitySpeaker
9am - 10:30amTechnical writing 3 - Project proposalDr Colin Hare, University of Surrey
10:30am - 11:30amTechnical writing 2b – PublicationsProfessor Charley Wu, University of Surrey
11:30am - 12:30pmLunch
12:30pm - 4:30pmWorkshop: Using digital media for science communicationQuoxel Ltd

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