IMPRS-LS Workshop

Science Journalism

Date: Thursday 26th - Friday 27th November 2020

Location: online

Trainer: Kristina Popova

Description: This 2-day workshop will cover the essential aspects of journalism for scientists, with a focus on two main types of articles – news and features. Students will learn about different stages of preparing an article – from drafting the first outline to conducting interviews, writing and editing. We will also explore some of the latest trends such as online vs print journalism, real-time reporting, and blogging.

By the end of the workshop, we will discuss career options for science writers and everyone will leave with at least one written sample which can be used in job applications.