– Basics of (science) communication
– Exploring the media landscape
– Scientific findings – the pathway from a journal publication to public/into media
– Exercises in public writing: how to write a press release and/or an article for the general audience

The course is aimed specifically at female scientists, who are often still underrepresented in the media. In this context, we will address questions such as: How do I get my topic into media? Is there a (gender) bias when journalists are looking for interview partners, and how does the bias look like? Is there a gender dependent difference in taking the initiative to „sell“ one own’s research topic to media and if yes how could we counteract?

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The Diversity Board held this event in December 2023 with the following objectives:
– Networking between female scientists of the CRC1601 on different career levels (from students to Professors) and from different institutes.
– Announcement of CRC 1601 Diversity Board funding possibilities
– Raising awareness about new female career promotion funding in 2024