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Workshop: Think like a journalist

When:Th 15-06-2023 13:00 - 17:00
Where:House of Connections (Grote Markt 21). Room: Patina (4428-0113)

About the workshop

Over the last decade, science communication has become more and more important in researchers' professional routines.  Do you want to learn how to communicate your research to a broad audience? Or do you have the ambition to get your research covered in the media?

Learn how (science) journalists work and operate. Use their tools to communicate your own work for laymen and /or know how to be prepared when you want to be featured on radio, television or in the newspapers. You get a better understanding of why science stories are portrayed in the media a certain way and how to craft an appealing science story yourself.

For whom is this workshop?

This workshop is for all researchers who are interested in science communication.


Marloes ten Kate has been a science journalist for several radio- and television shows in the Netherlands. She has worked with over hundreds of scientists to get their stories across in (amongst others): De Universiteit van Nederland, De Kennis van Nu, Focus Radio and Hoe?Zo! Radio. She knows what journalists are looking for, what tips and trics work best and how you can communicate your research in an effective and engaging way.


There is a maximum of 8 participants.