Doctoral School for Medicine & Life Sciences

Doctoral School for Medicine & Life Sciences

Universiteit Hasselt - Knowledge in action


Summerschool Science Communication: Let's talk science    Mar 13, 2014

Mar 13, 2014


dr. Stefanie KERKHOFS


Would you like to maximize media coverage for your research and scientific articles? Does drafting abstracts feel like a constant struggle? Avoiding radio and TV interviews because of stage fright?

From 2 to 4 July 2014, the summer school ‘Let’s Talk Science’ is organized, at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, in cooperation with all other Flemish universities. This three-day summerschool centered around communicative competences offers PhD students (and post-docs) a chance to plunge headfirst into the world of Science Communication. With plenary sessions full of lectures, Pecha Kuchas and panel discussions in the mornings, and afternoons brim filled with a variety of workshops and training sessions.

Most of the plenary sessions are in English and workshops are organized in Dutch and English. Please check the website ( (dutch) and (English) for more information about the program. Registrations open on Monday March 17 at 9.00. Register fast because places are limited!