Lead by Dr Joseph Milton, Senior Media Officer at Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC), this session will enable researchers to understand the media, how it works, what it wants and how to increase media interest in – and coverage of - your research. This workshop will also investigate how to plan and prepare for interviews.
Researchers from all disciplines who would like to engage with the media will benefit from this session - not just those from a scientific background.
A wide ranging session, topics covered will include:
There will be time for discussion and Q&A.
This will be an interactive online session and all registrants will receive a meeting link before the session.
The session leader, Dr Joseph
Milton is an evolutionary biologist who, after studying plants for ten years at
various Scottish universities, made a move into journalism. Since then he has
worked as the assistant editor of a scientific journal, The Biologist,
and worked as a journalist at the Financial Times, Nature and New
Scientist, among others. Joe joined the London Science Media Centre in
2010, where he was Senior Press Officer for Mental Health, before taking up the
position of Senior Media Officer at the Australian Science Media Centre in
2012. Joe is a regular guest on ABC Radio National Drive’s Research Filter
slot, chatting science with host Patricia Karvelas, on ABC Radio Darwin
Mornings, and ABC South QLD Drive.
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