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Advanced Course in Science Communication and Soft Skills
 
April 10 - 13
scicomm@cnc.uc.pt
Doctoral Program in Experimental Biology and Biomedicine (PDBEB)
2016/2017 Edition

Advanced Course in Science Communication and Soft Skills


Dates:
April10-13, 2017

Contact: Science Communication Office

Adalberto Fernandes: adalberto.castro.fernandes@cnc.uc.pt
Claudia Cavadas: ccavadas@uc.pt
Sara Amaral: sara.amaral@cnc.uc.pt

Applications: srocha@cnc.uc.pt

Topics:
Science Communication with peers (scientific papers, presentations, posters)
Science Communication in media
Public engagement in science projects
From bench to the market - Entrepreneurship
Tools to improve research work (references management, visual communication)
Ethics in science
Career development

Organization:
Science Communication Office
CNC – Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
University of Coimbra

 
More information:
scicomm@cnc.uc.pt
 
Registration Fees:
Free for PhD students developing research @ CNC.IBILI and registered in the PhD Programs:
•    PhD in Biological and Experimental Biology (BEB) - IIIUC
•    PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences – FFUC
•    PhD in Health Sciences – FMUC
•    Inter-University Doctoral Programme in Ageing and Chronic Disease – FMUC
•    PhD in Biosciences – FCTUC
•    Other PhD programmes with CNC commitment
•    PhD Researchers from CNC.IBILI
PhD Students from other PhD Programs - 10 euros
PhD Researchers, Pos-docs or other professionals not from CNC.IBILI  - 20 euros


PROGRAM

Day 1 - 10th April

09:15 - Opening Session
09:30 - Tips to be a successful PhD student - Cláudia Cavadas, CNC/FFUC
09:45 - Oral presentations and posters - Cláudia Cavadas, CNC/FFUC
10:00 - How to write a research paper? - Ana Luísa Carvalho, CNC/ FCTUC
10:30 - Break
10:45 - Building bonds between researchers and the community - Ana Carvalho, CNC/IEC
11:30 - Science Communication and the Media - Adalberto Fernandes, CNC
13:00 - Lunch
14:00 - Media training - Cristina Pinto, UC + RTP team
15:30 – Break
15:45 - Bibliometrics - Mendeley & Zotero Workshop - Francisco Freitas, CES
17:00 - End

Day 2 - 11st April

10:00 - Publication versus Patents - Jorge Figueira, DITS
12:00 - Lunch
14:00 - CNC Startups: challenges, opportunities and difficulties
·      TreatU – Vera Moura
·      MitoDiets – Paulo Oliveira, José Feliciano e António Santos
·      Life Tag – João Silva
15:30 - Break
15:45 - Science Communication and entrepreneurship: the pitch - Nuno Mendonça, DITS
18:00 - End
 
 
 Day 3 - 12nd April
 
09:00 - From bench to the... - Ana Catarina Gomes, CNC
13:00 - Lunch
14:00 - Storytelling in science - Joana Lobo Antunes, ITQB/UNL
15:00 – Break
15:30 - Out of the box is a nice place - Sara Amaral, CNC
16:00 - Science in theatre - Mário Montenegro, Marionet
16:30 – Brainstorming
18:00 - End

Day 4 - 13th April
 
09:00 - Career development - Ana Catarina Gomes, CNC
13:00 - Lunch
14:00 - Guidelines on Publication Ethics - Pedro Gomes, CNC
14:30 - Science, Society, Ethics, Communication: An Intriguing and Fertile Mess - João
Ramalho-Santos, CNC/FCTUC
16:00 – End

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