media training

AAAS Communicating Science workshop give faculty tools for telling the story of science

Though research, universities solve many thorny problems in society. But sometimes getting the word out can be almost as thorny.

AAAS Communicating Science workshops announced for UI faculty, grad students

Whether grant writing, speaking to the public or testifying before Congress, telling the story of science has profound implications. That’s why University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development has teamed up with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the UI Graduate College to host two Communicating Science workshops Sept. 23 to...

Communicating Ideas Workshop makes UI researchers interview-ready

Can you describe what you do at work in 90 seconds – with a camera in your face? This summer, nine faculty members at the University of Iowa learned to do just that by participating in a one-and-a-half day media training workshop to facilitate better communication about their research to journalists and the public. Conducted annually, the Communicating Ideas Workshop training takes the research...