Training

British Science Association: Media Training (UK) – a list of media and communication training courses for scientists.

NCCPE Continued Professional Development and Training (UK) – different training courses, including “Beginners’ guide to public engagement”.

The Royal Society of Biology training programme (UK) – the RSB supports biologists who want to gain the skills to accelerate their career development. RSB members are entitled to substantial discounts. Below are some of their upcoming courses (follow the link):

Project management – 14 April
Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, London, WC1N 2JU
A course for those who have recently become involved in or responsible for project management but who have limited or no experience or training.
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Science Communication – 18 April
Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, London, WC1N 2JU
This interactive workshop is aimed anyone who wants to communicate science more effectively to the public. This includes researchers, people working in public engagement and outreach, other bioscience professionals and students.
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An Introduction to COSHH for Technical staff – 21 April 2016
Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle
This two hour course will describe the general principles and some practical means of complying with COSHH Regulations relating to hazardous substances and infectious materials, and provide guidance on how to complete a COSHH risk assessment.
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Persuasive Scientific Report Writing – 19 May
Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, London, WC1N 2JU
For writers of technical, scientific and other related reports or documents, who wish to improve their report and general document writing skills.
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Podcast Production Workshop – 25 May
Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, London, WC1N 2JU
More information coming soon, please contact training@rsb.org.uk to register your interest.

University Teaching Practice – 26 May
Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, London, WC1N 2JU
For anyone who delivers lectures, tutorials, seminars and other type of university teaching. If you want to improve or refresh your teaching practice this course is for you.
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Presentation Skills – 7 June
Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, London, WC1N 2JU
A presentation skills course, for those who have had little experience of giving presentations.
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Deaf Awareness – 8 June
Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, London, WC1N 2JU
To improve the communication skills and confidence of delegates who may have regular contact with those who are deaf or hard of hearing.
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Encouraging Scientific Enquiry and Making Science Memorable for Primary School – 5 July
Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, London, WC1N 2JU
A full day course for primary school teachers to develop upon their science teaching.
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